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Zangwill Club

Thinking the right thoughts

UserNathaniel Daw (Princeton University).

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 25 March 2022, 16:30-18:00

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Mental health and well-being in the time of Covid-19

UserProfessor Tamsin Ford (Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge) .

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 18 March 2022, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

A framework for studying the neurobiology of female choice and group cohesion in a social songbird.

UserProfessor Marc Schmidt (University of Pennsylvania).

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 04 March 2022, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Covid and Cognition

UserLucy Cheke (University of Cambridge) .

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 25 February 2022, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Reproducibility and transparency indicators across diverse scientific fields

UserJohn P.A. Ioannidis, MD, DSc (Stanford University).

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 18 February 2022, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Reading Scenes: A Hierarchical View on Attentional Guidance in Real-World Environments

UserMelissa Le-Hoa Võ (Scene Grammar Lab, Goethe University Frankfurt).

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 28 January 2022, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Developmental visuospatial disorder: New advances in its research

UserIrene Mammarella (Department of Developmental and Social Psychology, University of Padova).

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 21 January 2022, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

The neural circuit underlying perceptual expectations

UserPeter Kok (UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology).

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 03 December 2021, 14:45-16:15

Zangwill Club

What does magic tell us about free will?

UserGustav Kuhn (Goldsmiths, University of London).

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 26 November 2021, 16:15-17:30

Zangwill Club

Time perception as accumulation of salient events

UserWarrick Roseboom (University of Sussex).

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 19 November 2021, 16:15-18:00

Zangwill Club

Can we nudge to zero? Promises and pitfalls of behavioural insights-based climate policies

UserLucia Reisch (University of Cambridge) .

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 12 November 2021, 16:15-17:30

Zangwill Club

Human action selection under threat: computing adaptive behaviour

UserDominik Bach (University College London).

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 05 November 2021, 16:15-18:00

Zangwill Club

Some lessons one philosopher drew from thinking about wanting and liking

UserRichard Holton (University of Cambridge).

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 22 October 2021, 16:15-18:00

Zangwill Club

Hippocampal LTP and Psychiatry: The Prime Suspect

UserDavid Bannerman (University of Oxford).

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 15 October 2021, 16:15-18:00

Zangwill Club

Modulation Of Attention By Ascending Projections

UserDr, Tomás Ossandón, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 04 June 2021, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Data-driven versus Hypothesis-driven approaches in cognitive neuroscience

UserKarim Jerbi, PhD, Canada Research Chair (CRC) University of Montreal.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 28 May 2021, 16:15-18:00

Zangwill Club

Losing Touch With Your Body: Clinical and Experimentally-Induced States of Body Disownership

User Professor Bigna Lenggenhager, University of Zurich, Switzerland.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 21 May 2021, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Individual Differences In Fear Attenuation And Social Transfer Of Knowledge

UserMarie-H. Monfils, PhD, University of Texas at Austin.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 14 May 2021, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Brain Dynamics and Flexible Behaviors

UserLucina Q. Uddin, Ph.D, University of Miami.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 07 May 2021, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Rethinking food reward

UserDr Dana Small Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology; Director, Modern Diet and Physiology Research Center.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 12 March 2021, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

An auditory thread: music, sleep, brain stimulation, and neuroplasticity

UserEmily BJ Coffey, PhD .

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 26 February 2021, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Nocturnal dreaming: A replica or a distortion of waking life experiences?

UserDr. ValdasNoreika, Lecturer in Psychology Queen Mary University of London.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 19 February 2021, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

The ties that bind: Investigating the links between reward and mimicry to understand autism

UserProfessor Bhismadev Chakrabarti, University of Reading, UK.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 29 January 2021, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Social Minds in Joint Action

UserProfessor Natalie Sebanz.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 22 January 2021, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

- Towards a Translational Neuroscience of Consciousness

UserProf Hakwan Lau.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 15 January 2021, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

[NEW DATE:11th of December] Old wine in new skins: a fresh look at cognitive control development

Please note, this talk will start at 4.15pm for virtual tea with talk starting at 4.30pm

UserDr Nikolaus Steinbeis, Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London .

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 11 December 2020, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Non-racism and Toxic Interaction Theory in Mental Health Practice: Professional responsibility in the light of systemic racism

Please note, this talk will start at 4.15pm for virtual tea with talk starting at 4.30pm

UserHari Sewell, Director, HS Consultancy.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 04 December 2020, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Recent insights into remote fear memory attenuation

Please note, this talk will start at 4.15pm for virtual tea with talk starting at 4.30pm

UserProfessor Johannes Gräff, Associate Professor at the Brain Mind Institute of the School of Life Sciences at EPFL, Switzerland.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 27 November 2020, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Understanding Fallism

PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES, THIS ZANGWILL HAS BEEN CANCELLED

UserProfessor Wahbie Long, clinical psychologist and associate professor in the Department of Psychology and the director of the Child Guidance Clinic at the University of Cape Town.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 13 November 2020, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Role of medial prefrontal cortex serotonin 2A receptors in recognition memory in rodents

Please note, this talk will start at 4.15pm for virtual tea with talk starting at 4.30pm

UserProfessor Noelia Weisstaub, Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences of the University of Buenos Aires.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 06 November 2020, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Black Racial Stereotypes and Victim Blaming: Implications for Media Coverage and Criminal Proceedings in Cases of Police Violence against Racial and Ethnic Minorities

Please note, this talk will start at 4.15pm for virtual tea with talk starting at 4.30pm

UserProfessor Kristin Dukes, Dean for Institutional Diversity at Allegheny College, USA..

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 30 October 2020, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

How is Human Social Cognition Special?

Please note, this talk is combined with the Social Psychology Seminar Series (SPSS)

UserProfessor Lasana Harris, Associate Professor, Experimental Psychology, University College London.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockWednesday 21 October 2020, 16:00-17:30

Zangwill Club

The case for formal methodology in scientific reform

Please note, virtual tea at 4.15pm with talk starting at 4.30pm

UserDr Berna Devezer, Associate Professor at the Department of Business and Affiliate Faculty at the Department of Mathematics and Statistical Science at the University of Idaho..

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 16 October 2020, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Psychedelic Relationship Enhancement

Topic: Zangwill Zoom Meeting _Brian Earp Time: Jun 5, 2020 04:00 PM London 4-430pm social with Brian pre-Zangwill 430 to 6pm Talk + discussion.

UserBrian D. Earp, Associate Director of the Yale-Hastings Program in Ethics and Health Policy at Yale University and The Hastings Center, arch Fellow in the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics at the University of Oxford..

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 05 June 2020, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

The role of the anterior temporal lobe in semantic representation and its disorders

UserProfessor Matt Lambon Ralph, Unit Director, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge.

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockFriday 29 May 2020, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Fragile Memories for Fleeting Percepts

We will have a Tea and coffee informal gathering from 1pm to 1.30pm and the talk will start at 130.pm followed by questions and discussion at 230pm.

UserProfessor Howard Bowman, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham School of Computing, University of Kent at Canterbury Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging (Visiting).

HouseJoin Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88316473204?pwd=NGV5RHdh Q3o3am5sRVpabVRVSFhPZz09 Meeting ID: 883 1647 3204 Password: Bowman.

ClockFriday 22 May 2020, 13:30-14:30

Zangwill Club

Fragile Memories for Fleeting Percepts

UserProfessor Howard Bowman, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham School of Computing, University of Kent at Canterbury Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging (Visiting).

HouseZoom meeting.

ClockWednesday 22 April 2020, 13:30-15:00

Zangwill Club

Title to be confirmed

PLEASE NOTE THIS TALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

UserProfessor Matt Lambon-Ralph, Director, MRC, Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 13 March 2020, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Feeling in Seeing is Believing : Experimenting with the Visceral Dimension of Visual Politics (When News are Fake)

UserManos Tsakiris, Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London & The Warburg Institute, School of Advanced Study, University of London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 06 March 2020, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Social Physiology for Precision Psychiatry

UserDr Guillaume Dumas, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 28 February 2020, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Modern Outrage and the Perversion of Punishment

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL TAKE PLACE AT 12.00PM

UserMolly J Crockett, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Yale University.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 14 February 2020, 12:00-13:00

Zangwill Club

Visuospatial working memory as a fundamental component of the eye movement system.

UserProfessor Stefan van der Stigchel, Professor in Cognitive Psychology, Utrecht University, Netherlands.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 07 February 2020, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Anhedonia and Adolescent Depression

UserDr Ciara McCabe, Associate Professor of Neuroscience, University of Reading.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 31 January 2020, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Affect & Decision-Making in Health and Disease

UserProfessor Tali Sharot, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Experimental Psychology, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 24 January 2020, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Sensitive periods of social brain development in adolescence

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL TAKE PLACE AT 12.00PM. THERE WILL BE NO ZANGWILL TEA THIS WEEK

UserProfessor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 17 January 2020, 12:00-13:00

Zangwill Club

Attentive learning: Understanding mechanisms by studying outcomes, risk and protective factors

UserGaia Scerif, Attention, Brain and Cognitive Development, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 06 December 2019, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Visuospatial working memory as a fundamental component of the eye movement system.

PLEASE NOTE, THIS TALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED!!

UserProfessor Stefan van der Stigchel, Professor in Cognitive Psychology, Utrecht University, Netherlands.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 29 November 2019, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Visual learning: Babies, bodies and machines

Please note: This Zangwill talk will be taking place at 12.00pm

UserProfessor Linda Smith, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Indiana University Bloomington, USA.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 22 November 2019, 12:00-13:30

Zangwill Club

The spatial and temporal dynamics of attention: insights from direct access to the attentional spotlight

UserProfessor Suliann Ben Hamed, French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS).

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 15 November 2019, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Costs and benefits of cognitive control: When a little frontal cortex goes a long way

PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS AN EXTRA ZANGWILL SEMINAR - THERE WILL BE NO ZANGWILL TEA TODAY

UserSharon L. Thompson-Schill, Ph.D, Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockTuesday 12 November 2019, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Models and inference for temporal Gaussian processes

UserWilliam Wilkinson, Aalto University, Finland.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438..

ClockTuesday 12 November 2019, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Anhedonia and Adolescent Depression

PLEASE NOTE: THIS ZANGWILL TALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED

UserDr Ciara McCabe, Associate Professor of Neuroscience, University of Reading.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 08 November 2019, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Quantifying conscious states by means of self-initiated brain activity

Please note: This Zangwill talk will be taking place at 12.00pm

UserDr Athena Demertzi, Physiology of Cognition Research Lab, GIGA Consciousness, GIGA Institute, University of Liège, Belgium .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 01 November 2019, 12:00-13:30

Zangwill Club

How we remember and how we forget

User Aidan J Horner, Department of Psychology, University of York, York Biomedical Research Institute, University of York.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 25 October 2019, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Title to be confirmed

PLEASE NOTE: THERE IS NO ZANGWILL TALK THIS WEEK

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 18 October 2019, 00:00-00:00

Zangwill Club

Rethinking sex and the brain beyond the binary: Mosaic brains in a multi-dimensional space

UserProfessor Daphna Joel, School of Psychological Sciences and Sagol School of Neuroscience, Tel Aviv University, Israel .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 11 October 2019, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

The endocannabinoid system at work: From basic mechanisms to psychiatric diseases

Please note: This is a Pre-Zangwill Talk - see change of venue

UserProfessor Mauro Maccarrone, Chair of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Campus Bio-Medico, University of Rome, Italy.

HouseNick Mackintosh Seminar Room, 2nd Floor, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 04 October 2019, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Learning-Algorithms from Bayesian Principles

UserEmti Khan, RIKEN center for Advanced Intelligence Project.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438..

ClockTuesday 24 September 2019, 10:00-11:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Rotation Invariant Householder Parameterization for Bayesian PCA

UserRajbir Nirwan, Goethe University, Frankfurt.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438..

ClockWednesday 04 September 2019, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Semi-Unsupervised Learning with Deep Generative Models / Disentangling Improves VAEs' Robustness to Adversarial Attacks

UserMatthew Willetts and Alexander Camuto, University of Oxford / Alan Turing Institute.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438..

ClockWednesday 17 July 2019, 14:00-15:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Efficiency and Transferability of Neural Networks

UserAmos Storkey, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438..

ClockFriday 12 July 2019, 11:00-12:00

Craik Club

Deriving a Theory of the Perceived Motion Direction of Plaids

UserProfessor George Sperling (Department of Cognitive Sciences, University of California, Irvine).

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockMonday 01 July 2019, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Neuroscience & Creativity: Insights from Unnatural Bedfellows

PLEASE NOTE: THIS ZANGWILL TALK IS TAKING PLACE AT THE USUAL TIME OF 4.30PM. THE ZANGWILL TEA WILL BE AT 4.00PM

UserProfessor Anna Abraham, School of Social Sciences, Leeds Beckett University, UK.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 24 May 2019, 16:30-17:30

Zangwill Club

Shedding light on infant brain and cognitive development in Africa: The BRIGHT Project

PLEASE NOTE, THIS ZANGWILL CLUB SEMINAR WILL START AT 12.00PM. THERE WILL BE NO ZANGWILL TEA AT 4.00PM

UserDr Sarah Lloyd-Fox, Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, Birkbeck, University of London, Affiliated Lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 17 May 2019, 12:00-13:30

Zangwill Club

Neural circuits for visually-guided decision making in mice.

PLEASE NOTE, THIS ZANGWILL CLUB SEMINAR WILL START AT 12.00PM. THE ZANGWILL TEA WILL BE AT THE USUAL TIME OF 4.00PM

UserDr Jasper Poort, Selective Vision Lab, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 10 May 2019, 12:00-13:30

Zangwill Club

Modality-general and modality-specific processes in hallucinations

PLEASE NOTE, WEDNESDAY, 1ST MAY. THIS IS AN EXTRA ZANGWILL TALK AND WILL TAKE PLACE AT 1.00PM. PLEASE ALSO NOTE, THERE WILL BE NO ZANGWILL TEA TODAY

UserProfessor Charles Fernyhough, Durham University.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockWednesday 01 May 2019, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Bridging Neural and Computational Viewpoints on Perceptual Decision Making

PLEASE NOTE, THIS ZANGWILL CLUB SEMINAR WILL START AT 12.00PM. THE ZANGWILL TEA WILL BE AT THE USUAL TIME OF 4.00PM

UserDr Redmond O'Connell, Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience and School of Psychology, Trinity College Dublin.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 26 April 2019, 12:00-13:30

Craik Club

Visual selection in the mouse: behavioural and cortical mechanisms

UserDr Jasper Poort, Department of Psychology, Cambridge.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 24 April 2019, 13:00-14:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

NeVAE: A Deep Generative Model for Molecular Graphs

UserAbir De, Max Planck Institute for Software Systems.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438..

ClockMonday 08 April 2019, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Top-down vs. bottom-up? Effects of prediction and attention on sensory processing and perception

UserHeleen A. Slagter, PhD, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience VU University Amsterdam.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 08 March 2019, 16:30-17:30

Zangwill Club

In search for the cognitive foundations of Euclidean geometry

UserVéronique Izard, Integrative Neuroscience and Cognition Center, CNRS & Université Paris Descartes.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 22 February 2019, 16:30-17:30

Zangwill Club

Animal models of episodic memory

UserProfessor Jonathon D. Crystal, Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences, Indiana University.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 15 February 2019, 16:30-17:30

Machine Learning @ CUED

Online Meta-Learning

UserMassimiliano Pontil, University College London.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438..

ClockThursday 14 February 2019, 11:00-12:00

Craik Club

Adaptation Produces Change-Salience

UserProfessor M. J. Morgan, City, University of London.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 13 February 2019, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Set to change? Lifespan factors influencing neurocognitive trajectories and plasticity

UserProfessor Kristine Beate Walhovd, Professor of Neuropsychology, University of Oslo.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 08 February 2019, 16:30-17:30

Zangwill Club

Human olfaction at the intersection of language, culture and biology

UserProfessor Asifa Majid, Professor of Language, Communication, and Cultural Cognition, University of York.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 01 February 2019, 16:30-17:30

Zangwill Club

Title to be confirmed

THIS TALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED

UserProfessor Natalie Sebanz, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 25 January 2019, 16:30-17:30

Craik Club

Working memory binding and episodic memory formation: evidence from neuroimaging, aging and patient studies

UserProfessor Roy P. C. Kessels, Donders Institute, Radboud University, Nijmegen.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockFriday 25 January 2019, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Cross-language speech perception: how listening to foreign speech changes over life

UserProf. Nuria Sebastian-Galles Center of Brain and Cognition Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona).

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 18 January 2019, 16:30-17:30

Craik Club

Visual categorization of simple stimuli

UserProfessor Joshua Solomon, Centre for Applied Vision Research, City University.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 17 January 2019, 13:00-14:00

Craik Club

"Mosaic Stimuli in Research on Luminance and Color Vision"

UserProfessor Givago Souza, Federal University of Para, Brazil.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 11 December 2018, 13:00-14:00

Craik Club

Optimising the design of text using simple algorithms

UserProfessor Arnold J. Wilkins, Department of Psychology, University of Essex.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 28 November 2018, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Making sense of time in the Human mind

UserProfessor Virginie van Wassenhove, Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit, CEA DRF/Joliot, INSERM, Université Paris-Sud, Université Paris-Saclay, NeuroSpin center, 91191 Gif/Yvette, France .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 16 November 2018, 16:30-17:30

Zangwill Club

Social timing in autism spectrum disorders

UserDr Christine Falter-Wagner, Department of Psychiatry, LMU Munich.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 09 November 2018, 16:30-17:30

Zangwill Club

Sleep for Systems Consolidation

UserDr Lisa Genzel, Assistant Professor, The Branco Weiss Fellowship – Society in Science Donders Centre for Neuroscience, The Netherlands.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 02 November 2018, 16:30-17:30

Zangwill Club

Cortical tracking of natural and artificial sequences

UserProfessor Lucia Melloni, Department of Neurology, NYU School of Medicine, US; Department of Neuroscience, Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics, Frankfurt, Germany.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 26 October 2018, 16:30-17:30

Zangwill Club

Title to be confirmed

PLEASE NOTE: THERE IS NO ZANGWILL CLUB TALK THIS WEEK

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 19 October 2018, 16:30-17:30

Zangwill Club

How Paranoia Affects Social Cognition and Behaviour

UserProf Nichola Raihani Professor of Evolution and Behaviour, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 12 October 2018, 16:30-17:30

Zangwill Club

Modelling cortical gain in autism (without neuroimaging)

UserDr Rebecca Lawson, Sir Henry Dale Fellowship, Affiliated Lecturer Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 05 October 2018, 16:30-17:30

Machine Learning @ CUED

Fast yet Simple Natural-Gradient Variational Inference in Complex Models

UserEmtiyaz Khan, team leader (equivalent to Full Professor) at the RIKEN center for Advanced Intelligence Project (AIP) in Tokyo.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438..

ClockMonday 16 July 2018, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Selectivity and dynamics of human face representations

UserProfessor Rafael Malach, Department of Neurobiology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 01 June 2018, 16:30-17:30

Craik Club

Development of a chemical retinal prosthesis

UserJohn B. Troy, Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, U.S.A..

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 29 May 2018, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Metacognition of internally-generated processes

UserDr Elisa Filevich, Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience, Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 25 May 2018, 16:30-17:30

Zangwill Club

Developing memory interference strategies as treatments for addiction and trauma-related symptoms

UserDr Sunjeev Kamboj, Clinical Psychopharmacology Unit, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 18 May 2018, 16:30-17:30

Zangwill Club

Cognitive Gadgets: The Cultural Evolution of Thinking

UserProfessor Cecilia Heyes, All Souls College and Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 11 May 2018, 16:30-17:30

Machine Learning @ CUED

Algorithmic Glass Ceiling in Social Networks

UserAna Stoica, Columbia University.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438..

ClockWednesday 09 May 2018, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Simulating word learning, semantic grounding, and oscillatory responses to linguistic items in a neurobiologically constrained model of the cortex

UserDr Max Garagnani, Lecturer in Computer Science, Co-Director of the MSc in Computational Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Computing, Goldsmiths, University of London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 04 May 2018, 16:30-17:30

Craik Club

Flexible mental computations through regulation of cortical dynamics

The host for this talk is Professor Zoë Kourtzi, Department of Psychology

UserMehrdad Jazayeri.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 24 April 2018, 13:00-14:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Algorithmic Glass Ceiling in Social Networks

UserAna Stoica, Columbia University.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438..

ClockSunday 15 April 2018, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Human olfaction at the intersection of language, culture and biology

UserProf Asifa Majid, Centre for Language Studies, Radboud University.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 16 March 2018, 16:30-17:30

Zangwill Club

What is the temporal resolution of categorical perception?

UserProf Leon Deouell, Human Cognitive Neuroscience Lab, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 09 March 2018, 16:30-17:30

Zangwill Club

How is visual perception biased

UserDr Floris de Lange, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behavior, Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 02 March 2018, 16:30-17:30

Zangwill Club

: Visual Perception of Materials and their Properties

UserProf. Roland W. Fleming, PhD Kurt Koffka Professor of Experimental Psychology, Justus-Leibig University Giessen .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 23 February 2018, 16:30-17:30

Craik Club

Gaze and Locomotion in Natural Terrains

UserProfessor M. Hayhoe, University of Texas.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 21 February 2018, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

From ears to brain (and back): Imaging the brain computations for sound analysis.

UserProf Elia Formisano Maastricht-Brain Imaging Center (M-BIC), Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Maastricht University, The Netherlands .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 16 February 2018, 16:30-17:30

Craik Club

Adaptive auditory cortical coding of speech

The host for this talk is Professor Zoë Kourtzi, Department of Psychology

UserMilena Bonte, University of Maastricht.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockFriday 16 February 2018, 13:00-14:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Lipschitz Global Optimization

UserProfessor Yaroslav D Sergeyev, Universita della Calabria.

HouseCBL Seminar Room.

ClockFriday 16 February 2018, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Using narratives to understand human conscious experience

UserDr Lorina Naci, School of Psychology, Trinity College Dublin.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 09 February 2018, 16:30-17:30

Zangwill Club

A conversation on his life and work with Prof David Spiegelhalter

PLEASE NOTE: CHANGE OF VENUE AND CHANGE OF TIME: This is a shared event with the Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication, please sign up https://goo.gl/LPAAaF

UserProf Baruch Fishhoff, Institute for Politics and Strategy, Carnegie Mellon University .

House Lecture Theatre 1, Mill Lane Lecture Rooms.

ClockFriday 02 February 2018, 17:00-18:00

Zangwill Club

Investigating the role of cognition for speech-in-noise listening

UserDr Antje Heinrich, Manchester Centre for Audiology and Deafness, University of Manchester.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 26 January 2018, 16:30-17:30

Zangwill Club

Inoculating Against Misinformation: On the Motivated Cognition of Facts and Expertise

UserDr Sander van der Linden, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 19 January 2018, 16:30-17:30

Machine Learning @ CUED

Bayesian Generative Adversarial Networks

UserProfessor Andrew Wilson, Cornell University.

HouseCBL Seminar Room.

ClockWednesday 13 December 2017, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Heart and minds: The hidden impacts on emotion and memory

UserDr Sarah Garfinkel, Brighton and Sussex Medical School. University of Sussex, Brighton.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 01 December 2017, 16:30-17:30

Machine Learning @ CUED

AI for Inclusive Finance

UserAlan Qi and Le Song.

HouseCBL Seminar Room.

ClockFriday 01 December 2017, 11:00-12:00

Craik Club

Neuroimaging studies of binocular vision: States, traits, debates.

The host for this talk is Professor Zoë Kourtzi

UserDr Janine Mendola (McGill).

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 28 November 2017, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Metacontrol: The Yin and Yang of cognitive control

UserProfessor Bernhard Hommel, Leiden University Institute for Psychological Research & Leiden Institute for Brain and Cognition, Leiden University, The Netherlands.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 24 November 2017, 16:30-17:30

Craik Club

Investigating the Functional Anatomy of Motion Processing Pathways in the Human Brain

UserDr Samatha Strong, School of Optometry and Visual Science, Bradford.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 23 November 2017, 13:00-14:00

Craik Club

Crowding and the disruptive effect of clutter throughout the visual system

The host for this talk is Dr Paul Bays

UserDr John Greenwood, Department of Experimental Psychology, UCL.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 21 November 2017, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Cognitive rehabilitation in people with schizophrenia

UserProfessor Dame Til Wykes. DBE, Vice Dean Psychology and Systems Sciences Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience King’s College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 17 November 2017, 16:30-17:30

Machine Learning @ CUED

Towards true end-to-end learning & optimization

UserDr Frank Hutter.

HouseCBL Seminar Room.

ClockFriday 17 November 2017, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Information networks, truth and value.

UserProfessor Ulrike Hahn, Department of Psychological Sciences, Birkbeck, University of London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 10 November 2017, 16:30-17:30

Craik Club

The role of the oculomotor system in visual attention and visual short-term memory

The host for this talk is Dr Paul Bays

UserDr. Daniel T. Smith, Durham University.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 07 November 2017, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Touch: The sensory scaffold of development?

UserProfessor Andrew Bremner, Professor of Psychology and Head of Department, Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths University of London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 03 November 2017, 16:30-17:30

Zangwill Club

An Interference Model of Visual Working Memory

UserProfessor Klaus Oberauer, Department of Psychology, University of Zurich.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 27 October 2017, 16:30-17:30

Zangwill Club

The Social Neuroendocrinology of Status

UserDr Pranjal Mehta, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 13 October 2017, 16:30-17:30

Machine Learning @ CUED

Transfer Learning for NLP

UserSebastian Ruder, INSIGHT Centre.

HouseJDB Seminar Room, CUED.

ClockFriday 13 October 2017, 14:00-15:00

Zangwill Club

Brain mechanisms underlying the subjective experience of remembering

UserDr Jon Simons, Reader in Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 06 October 2017, 16:30-17:30

Machine Learning @ CUED

Deep learning for autonomous driving

UserTakayoshi Yamashita (Chubu University) .

HouseCBL Room BE-438, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 08 September 2017, 11:00-12:00

Craik Club

Towards a whole brain model of perceptual learning

The host for this talk is Professor Zoë Kourtzi, Department of Psychology

UserDr Aaron Seitz, University of California, Riverside.

HouseNick Mackintosh Seminar Room, second floor, Department of Psychology, Downing Site, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 04 September 2017, 13:00-14:00

Craik Club

Investigating the residual visual pathways following damage to primary visual cortex

UserDr Holly Bridge (FMRIB Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford).

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockMonday 26 June 2017, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Cognitive coding in the hippocampal-entorhinal system

UserDr Christian Doeller, Kavli Institute, NTNU Trondheim, Norway & Donders Institute, RU Nijmegen, the Netherlands).

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 19 May 2017, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

The biological basis and perceptual impact of categorisation: the case of colour.

UserProfessor Anna Franklin, The Sussex Colour Group, School of Psychology, University of Sussex.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 12 May 2017, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

A common model of representational and connectivity spaces in human cortex

PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS AN SPECIAL EXTRA TALK AND WILL TAKE PLACE AT 4.00PM

UserProfessor James V. Haxby, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Dartmouth College and the Center for Mind/Brain Sciences (CIMeC) at the University of Trento.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockWednesday 10 May 2017, 16:00-17:00

Zangwill Club

Do we control language or does language control us?

UserProfessor Guillaume Thierry, School of Psychology, Bangor University, Wales..

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 05 May 2017, 16:30-18:00

Craik Club

Explorations in computing motion and their implications for motion processing in monkey and man.

The host for this talk is Andrew Welchman (aew69@cam.ac.uk)

UserProfessor Alan Johnston, University of Nottingham.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 03 May 2017, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Empathy – from shared affect to self-other distinction

UserProfessor Claus Lamm, Full Professor (Biological Psychology) Head of the Social, Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience Unit Department of Basic Psychological Research and Research Methods Faculty of Psychology, University of Vienna, Austria.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 28 April 2017, 16:30-18:00

Craik Club

"The koniocellular visual pathway"

UserDr Samuel Solomon, Reader in Visual Neuroscience, Institute of Behavioural Neuroscience, Department of Experimental Psychology, University College London.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 21 March 2017, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Observations from the Edge of Beauty

UserMr Clive Wilkins, Artist in Residence, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 17 March 2017, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Differentially Private Bayesian Learning

UserDr Antti Honkela, University of Helsinki.

HouseCBL Room BE-438, Department of Engineering.

ClockTuesday 14 March 2017, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Optimality and irrationality in human decision-making

UserProfessor Christopher Summerfield, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 10 March 2017, 16:30-18:00

Computational and Biological Learning Seminar Series

Control, inference and learning

UserProf. dr. H.J. (Bert) Kappen (Radboud University Nijmegen).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockFriday 10 March 2017, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Differential Privacy Tutorial

UserAlex Matthews and John Bradshaw, University of Cambridge.

HouseCBL Room BE-438, Department of Engineering.

ClockThursday 09 March 2017, 13:30-15:00

Zangwill Club

Exploring embodiment mechanisms using expertise

PLEASE NOTE: CHANGE OF SPEAKER THIS WEEK

UserDr Beatriz Calvo-Merino, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Department of Psychology, City, University of London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 03 March 2017, 16:30-18:00

Craik Club

“How does melanopsin help us to see?“

UserDr Annette Allen, Neuroscience and Experimental Psychology, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health, University of Manchester.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 01 March 2017, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Exploring embodiment mechanisms using expertise

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED

UserDr Beatriz Calvo-Merino.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 24 February 2017, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Cooperative Inverse Reinforcement Learning

UserDylan Hadfield-Menell, UC Berkeley.

HouseCBL Room BE-438, Department of Engineering.

ClockThursday 23 February 2017, 15:00-16:00

Zangwill Club

Value and confidence signals in the human brain - implications for decision making?

UserProfessor Mathias Pessiglione, Motivation, Brain & Behavior lab Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle, Hôpital de la Pitié-Salpêtrière, Paris, France.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 17 February 2017, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning Study Group

Deep Learning Book - Meeting 3 - Optimization

UserGroup Discussion.

HouseCBL Room BE-438.

ClockTuesday 14 February 2017, 13:30-15:00

Zangwill Club

Learning to learn: lessons from action video games

UserProfessor Daphne Bavelier, University of Geneva.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 10 February 2017, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning Study Group

Deep Learning Book - Meeting 2 - Regularization

UserGroup Discussion.

HouseCBL Room BE-438.

ClockTuesday 07 February 2017, 13:30-15:00

Zangwill Club

Vision, Decision, and Navigation in Mouse Parietal Cortex

DUE TO ILLNESS, THIS TALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED

UserProfessor Matteo Carandini, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 03 February 2017, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Weaponized Lies: An American neuroscientist speaks on the post-truth era (and what we can do about it)

PLEASE NOTE, THIS ZANGWILL SEMINAR WILL TAKE PLACE IN THE ANATOMY LECTURE THEATRE ON DOWNING SITE

User Daniel J, Levitin PhD, Minerva Schools at Keck Graduate Institute and University of California at Berkeley.

HouseAnatomy Lecture Theatre, Anatomy Building, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience.

ClockFriday 27 January 2017, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Variational Bayes In Private Settings

UserMijung Park, University of Amsterdam.

HouseCBL Room BE-438, Department of Engineering.

ClockWednesday 25 January 2017, 15:00-16:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Julia: Introduction and new developments

UserDr Simon Byrne (Julia Computing).

HouseCBL Room BE-438, Department of Engineering.

ClockTuesday 24 January 2017, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Assessing the role of cross modal information in high level perception: enhancements and constraints.

UserProfessor Fiona Newell, School of Psychology and Institute of Neuroscience, Trinity College Dublin..

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 20 January 2017, 16:30-18:00

Craik Club

"Multimodal 3D perception: From binocular disparity to generic depth processing"

UserProfessor Christopher Tyler (City University and Smith-Kettlewell Institute).

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 12 January 2017, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

‘Peter Pan and the Mind of J. M. Barrie. An Exploration of Cognition and Consciousness.’

PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS AN EXTRA ZANGWILL CLUB TALK

UserDr Rosalind Ridley.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 16 December 2016, 16:30-18:00

Craik Club

When efficient encoding meets Bayesian decoding

The host for this talk is Andrew Welchman (aew69@cam.ac.uk)

UserAlan Stocker (University of Pennsylvania).

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockFriday 16 December 2016, 13:00-14:00

Craik Club

Neural mechanisms supporting the development of visual perception

The host for this talk is Zoë Kourtzi (zk240@cam.ac.uk)

UserDr Lynne Kiorpes (NYU).

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 14 December 2016, 13:00-14:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Variational autoencoders with latent graphical models

UserProf David Duvenaud (University of Toronto).

HouseCBL Room BE-438, Department of Engineering.

ClockTuesday 13 December 2016, 11:00-12:00

Craik Club

One day meeting on vision and neuroscience

In the Craik Club tradition, the administrative arrangements for this meeting are minimal. There is no registration fee. However, so that we can cater appropriately (and also for security reasons), we do ask you to sign up at http://doodle.com/poll/hrd

UserOne day meeting on vision and neuroscience.

HouseDepartment of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience: Physiology Main Lecture Theatre.

ClockMonday 12 December 2016, 10:30-17:30

Zangwill Club

Cross-sensory integration and calibration during development

UserProfessor David Burr, Department of Psychology, University of Florence. .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 09 December 2016, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Structured sequences, language evolution and the primate brain

UserProf. Christopher I. Petkov, Laboratory of Comparative Neuropsychology, Newcastle University.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 02 December 2016, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Learning with limited supervision

UserStefano Ermon, Stanford.

HouseCBL Room BE-438.

ClockThursday 01 December 2016, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Visceral inputs, brain dynamics and subjectivity

UserProfessor Catharine Tallon-Baudry, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 25 November 2016, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Rejection Sampling Variational Inference

UserFrancisco J. R. Ruiz (Columbia University & University of Cambridge).

HouseCBL Room BE-438.

ClockTuesday 22 November 2016, 11:30-12:30

Zangwill Club

Brain algorithmics: reverse engineering dynamic information processing in brain networks from EEG/MEG time series

UserProf. Philippe G. Schyns, FRSE, FRSA, Director, Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology, University of Glasgow.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 18 November 2016, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Probabilistic Numerical Computation: A New Concept?

UserProf. Mark Girolami (University of Warwick).

HouseCBL Room BE-438, Department of Engineering.

ClockThursday 17 November 2016, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

The radical plasticity thesis: Consciousness as learned metacognition

UserAxel Cleeremans, Professor of Cognitive Science, Department of Psychology, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 11 November 2016, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Multi-view Anomaly Detection via Robust Probabilistic Latent Variable Models

UserTomoharu Iwata - Learning and Intelligent Systems Research Group of NTT Communication Science Laboratories, Kyoto, Japan.

HouseCBL Room BE-438.

ClockThursday 03 November 2016, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Robots learning on the move: deep learning from lots of demonstration

UserDushyant Rao, Oxford Robotics Institute.

HouseCBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 02 November 2016, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Learning, sleep and memory consolidation. Behavioural and magnetoencephalographic investigations

User Philippe Peigneux, PhD, Chair Clinical Neuropsychology, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Belgium ULB Francqui Research Professor 2013-2016 Head of UR2NF - Neuropsychology and Functional Neuroimaging Research Unit affiliated at CRCN - Centre de Rec.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 28 October 2016, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

See what you hear - Constructing a representation of the world across the senses -

UserProfessor Uta Noppeney, Department of Psychology and Computational Neuroscience and Cognitive Robotics Centre, University of Birmingham, UK.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 21 October 2016, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Probabilistic modeling for position and orientation estimation using inertial sensors

UserManon Kok, Department of Electrical Engineering, Linköping University.

HouseCBL Room BE-438.

ClockThursday 20 October 2016, 10:00-11:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Moment matching for latent variable models: from ICA to LDA and CCA

UserProfessor Francis Bach (INRIA, ENS).

HouseCBL Room BE-438.

ClockThursday 06 October 2016, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Multiresolution Matrix Factorization

UserProf Risi Kondor (U Chicago).

HouseCBL Room BE-438.

ClockTuesday 13 September 2016, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Dynamic Models for Health Data

UserProfessor Katherine A Heller (Duke University).

HouseCBL Room BE-438.

ClockMonday 12 September 2016, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Learning with Memory Embeddings

UserProfessor Volker Tresp (Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockThursday 08 September 2016, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Inference as Learning

UserGeorge Papamakarios (University of Edinburgh).

HouseCBL Room BE-438.

ClockMonday 08 August 2016, 11:00-12:00

Craik Club

Attention filters for features

UserProfessor George Sperling, University of California at Irvine.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockMonday 18 July 2016, 13:00-14:00

Craik Club

Wings inform: mechanosensing in insect flight control.

The host for this talk is Paloma Gonzalez Bellido

UserTom Daniel (U. Washington, USA).

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 06 July 2016, 13:00-14:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Learning Task Relations in Multi-Task Learning

Via Skype

UserYu Zhang (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockTuesday 14 June 2016, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Variational inference for scalable Gaussian process approximations

UserAlexander Matthews (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockThursday 02 June 2016, 11:30-12:30

Zangwill Club

Eating and over-eating: a cognitive perspective

UserPaul Fletcher, Bernard Wolfe Professor of Health Neuroscience; Wellcome Trust Sernior Research Fellow in Clinical Science Department of Psychiatry and Institute of Metabolic Science, University of Cambridge Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation T.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 20 May 2016, 16:30-18:00

Craik Club

Perception as a closed-loop convergence process

The host for this talk is Máté Lengyel. Note the unusual time and the unusual location

UserEhud Ahissar (Weizmann Institute).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, CBL Seminar room BE4-38. For directions see http://learning.eng.cam.ac.uk/Public/Directions.

ClockFriday 20 May 2016, 12:00-13:00

Craik Club

“Why are rods more sensitive than cones?”

UserProfessor Gordon Fain (UCLA and PDN).

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 18 May 2016, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

An engineering approach to aversive learning.

UserDr Ben Seymour, Wellcome Trust Intermediate Clinical Fellow, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 06 May 2016, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

The Invention of Consciousness

UserProfessor Nick Humphrey, Darwin College, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 29 April 2016, 16:30-18:00

Craik Club

Flight, flow and gaze control: Design principles of fly stabilization reflexes

UserProfessor Holger G. Krapp, Dept. of Bioengineering, Imperial College, London.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 26 April 2016, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Storing, using and updating knowledge for behavioural control.

UserProfessor Tim Behrens, Professor of Computational Neuroscience, Oxford Centre for Functional MRI of the Brain (FMRIB), University of Oxford.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 22 April 2016, 16:30-18:00

Craik Club

Natural statistics and human perception of shape and gloss

The host for this talk is Dr Andrew Welchman

UserWendy J. Adams, Southampton University.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 14 April 2016, 13:00-14:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Unsupervised Risk Estimation with only Structural Assumptions

UserJacob Steinhardt (Stanford University).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 16 March 2016, 14:00-15:00

Zangwill Club

Brain algorithmics: reverse engineering dynamic information processing in brain networks from EEG/MEG time series

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK HAS NOW BEEN CANCELLED

UserProf. Philippe G. Schyns, FRSE, FRSA Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology, Director University of Glasgow.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 11 March 2016, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

The geometry of uncertainty

UserFabio Cuzzolin, Head of AI and vision, Oxford Brookes University.

HouseEngineering Department, Boardroom on the 2nd floor (past canteen on the left).

ClockWednesday 09 March 2016, 14:00-15:00

Zangwill Club

The typical and atypical development of the social brain

UserMark H Johnson, MRC Director, Centre for Brain & Cognitive Development, Birkbeck, University of London..

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 04 March 2016, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

New perspectives on old puzzles – memory and the brain

UserProfessor Eleanor A. Maguire, Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging at UCL.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 26 February 2016, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

How rational are we?

UserProfessor Ulrike Hahn, Department of Psychological Sciences Birkbeck, University of London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 19 February 2016, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

A more Automated Statistician

UserDavid Janz, Oxford University.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockFriday 19 February 2016, 11:30-12:00

Craik Club

Colour perception in synaesthesia

UserProfessor Katsuaki Sakata, Joshibi University of Art and Design, Japan.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 17 February 2016, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

A memory of hunger? Effects of early-life adversity on adult foraging decisions.

UserProfessor Melissa Bateson, Centre for Behaviour and Evolution/ Institute of Neuroscience, Newcastle University.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 12 February 2016, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Tractometry: From Micro to Macro (and Back Again)

UserProfessor Derek Jones, Director of Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC), School of Psychology, Cardiff University .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 05 February 2016, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Pleasures of the brain: Investigating anhedonia with whole-brain computational connectomics

UserProfessor Morten L. Kringelbach Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, University of Oxford, United Kingdom Department of Clinical Medicine - Center for Music In the Brain, Aarhus University, Denmark .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 29 January 2016, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

New physiological findings in human brain stimulation: why most claims to cognitive enhancement are probably false.

UserProfessor Vincent Walsh, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 15 January 2016, 16:30-18:00

Craik Club

Eye movements for sampling and calibrating visual information

The host for this talk is Professor Zoë Kourtzi, Department of Psychology

UserProf. Karl Gegenfurtner.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 14 January 2016, 13:00-14:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

General Reinforcement Learning

UserJan Leike (Australian National University).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 16 December 2015, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Grady Nia Project: Assessing and Treating Abused, Suicidal Women

Please note: This talk is starting at 16.30

UserDr Nadine Kaslow, Professor and Vice Chair for Faculty Development in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University USA .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 04 December 2015, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Understanding the forgetful and apathetic brain

Please note: This talk is starting at 16.30

UserProfessor Masud Husain, Department of Experimental Psychology & Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 27 November 2015, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Modulating drug taking and drug seeking through TAAR1 activation

Please note: This talk is starting at 16.30

UserDr Juan J Canales, Reader in Behavioural Neurosciences Department of Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, University of Leicester.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 20 November 2015, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Studying natural speech processing at the phonemic level using EEG

Please note: This talk is starting at 16.30

UserDr Edmund Lalor, Institute of Neuroscience, Trinity College Dublin.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 13 November 2015, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Inference of a partially observed kinetic Ising model

UserDr Yasser Roudi (Kavli Inst, Trondheim & Inst for Advanced Study, Princeton).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 11 November 2015, 12:00-13:00

Zangwill Club

The prenatal sex steroid theory of autism

Please note: This talk is starting at 16.30

UserProfessor Simon Baron-Cohen, Director, Autism Research Centre(ARC) Professor of Developmental Psychopathology, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 06 November 2015, 16:30-18:00

Craik Club

Methods and mechanisms of motion dazzle

UserAnna Hughes, PDN Cambridge.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 04 November 2015, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Phonological and Morphological Processes in Reading and Reading Acquisition

Please note: This talk is starting at 16.30

UserProfessor Kathy Rastle, Head of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 30 October 2015, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

"Where"

Please note: This talk is starting at 16.30

UserProfessor Patrick Cavanagh, Université Paris Descartes, France.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 23 October 2015, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Creating Solidarity by Making Bodies Alike, but Creating Hierarchy in Physical Dimensions

Please note: This talk is starting at 16.30

UserProfessor Alan Fiske, Department of Anthropology, University of California, Los Angeles USA.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 16 October 2015, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Meta-Bayesian Analysis

UserProf. Daniel Roy (University of Toronto).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockThursday 15 October 2015, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

The Importance of Feeling Honest : A Candid Take on Moral Motivation

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE: This is a special Zangwill Club Seminar, being held jointly with the Moral Psychology Conference

UserProfessor Benoit Monin, Professor of Organizational Behavior and Psychology, Stamford University, USA.

HouseAlison Richard Building, 7 West Road (Sidgwick Site), Room SG1/2.

ClockFriday 09 October 2015, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Efficient multi-task Gaussian process models for genome-wide association studies

UserFrancesco Paolo Casale, European Bioinformatics Institute.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockFriday 25 September 2015, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Higher Order Fused Regularization for Supervised Learning with Grouped Parameters

UserKoh Takeuchi (NTT Communication Science Laboratories).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockTuesday 15 September 2015, 10:30-11:30

Machine Learning @ CUED

A-Star Sampling Review

UserChris Maddison (U Toronto).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockMonday 14 September 2015, 12:00-13:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Convex Factorization Machines

UserMathieu Blondel (NTT Communication Science Laboratorie).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockMonday 14 September 2015, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Belief and Truth in Hypothesised Behaviours

UserStefano V. Albrecht - School of Informatics at The University of Edinburgh.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockThursday 10 September 2015, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Information-Theoretic Bounded Rationality

UserPedro A. Ortega (University of Pennsylvania).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockMonday 07 September 2015, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

The limits of MAP inference by MWSS on perfect graphs

UserDr Adrian Weller (MLG, University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockThursday 27 August 2015, 15:00-15:30

Craik Club

Visual perceptual learning: A new perspective

The host for this meeting is Professor Zoë Kourtzi

UserProfessor Cong Yu, Peking University.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockFriday 21 August 2015, 13:00-14:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Scalable Gaussian Processes for Scientific Discovery

UserDr Andrew Wilson, Carnegie Mellon University.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 29 July 2015, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

MCMC for non-linear state space models using ensembles of latent sequences

(via Skype!)

UserAlex Shestopaloff (University of Toronto).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockMonday 27 July 2015, 15:00-16:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Rich Component Analysis

UserJames Zou (Microsoft Research New England).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockFriday 17 July 2015, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Modeling Confounding by Half-Sibling Regression

SHORT TALK (20 minutes)

UserProf Bernhard Schölkopf (MPI Tuebingen).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockFriday 03 July 2015, 12:30-13:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Convex and non-convex worlds in machine learning

UserAnna Choromanska (New York University).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 01 July 2015, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Random Function Classes for Machine Learning

UserProf Alexander Smola, Carnegie Mellon University.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LT1.

ClockTuesday 30 June 2015, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Deep Learning

UserProfessor Geoffrey Hinton FRS (U. Toronto and Google).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Theatre 0.

ClockThursday 25 June 2015, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Do Deep Nets Really Need to be Deep?

UserDr Rich Caruana (Microsoft).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockTuesday 02 June 2015, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Mechanisms of imitation: insights from typical and autistic cognition

UserDr Antonia Hamilton, Reader in Social Neuroscience, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 22 May 2015, 15:00-16:30

Zangwill Club

Adjusting accordingly: prefrontal areas updating valuations for objects and actions

UserDr Betsy Murray, Chief, Laboratory of Neuropsychology, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 15 May 2015, 15:00-16:30

Zangwill Club

Impact of Diversity on Social Cohesion: Implications of Positive and Negative Intergroup Contact

UserProfessor Miles Hewstone, Professor of Social Psychology, University of Oxford.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 08 May 2015, 15:00-16:30

Machine Learning @ CUED

Direction-Only Optimisation for Neural Networks

Short talk

UserMark Rowland (Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 06 May 2015, 11:00-11:30

Zangwill Club

Adult age differences in social cognition

UserProfessor Louise Phillips, School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 01 May 2015, 15:00-16:30

Zangwill Club

Imaging and Stimulating adaptive brain plasticity

User Professor Heidi Johansen-Berg, Oxford Centre for Functional MRI of the Brain (FMRIB), University of Oxford.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 24 April 2015, 15:00-16:30

Machine Learning @ CUED

Title to be confirmed

UserTuan Anh Le (Oxford).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockThursday 23 April 2015, 11:00-12:00

Craik Club

Perceptual Organization of Shape

UserDr James Elder, York University, Toronto.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockFriday 17 April 2015, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Premembering Perception

UserProfessor Kia Nobre, Oxford Centre for Human Brain Activity and Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 06 March 2015, 15:00-16:30

Machine Learning @ CUED

Population Inference for Functional Brain Connectivity

UserGenevera I. Allen (Rice University).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 04 March 2015, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Probabilistic approaches to understanding bird conversations

UserDan Stowell (Queen Mary University of London).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockMonday 02 March 2015, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Neural representation of complex space

UserProfessor Kate Jeffery,Institute of Behavioural Neuroscience Department of Experimental Psychology Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 27 February 2015, 15:00-16:30

Machine Learning @ CUED

A* Sampling

UserChris Maddison (U Toronto).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438..

ClockTuesday 24 February 2015, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Active Sensing and Brain oscillations

UserProfessor Joachim Gross, Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology, University of Glasgow.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 20 February 2015, 15:00-16:30

Zangwill Club

The Evolution of Culture

UserProfessor Kevin N. Laland, School of Biology, University of St Andrews.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 13 February 2015, 15:00-16:30

Machine Learning @ CUED

Orthologous networks in biological systems

UserDr Christopher Penfold (Warwick).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438..

ClockWednesday 11 February 2015, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Social and Motivational Influences on Perceptual Judgments

UserDr Simone Schnall, University Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 06 February 2015, 15:00-16:30

Zangwill Club

How and why does an extra sex chromosome affect neurodevelopment?

UserProfessor Dorothy V. M. Bishop. Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, UK.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 30 January 2015, 15:00-16:30

Machine Learning @ CUED

Latent Branching Trees

UserDr Theodore Kypraios (University of Nottingham).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438..

ClockThursday 29 January 2015, 12:00-13:00

Zangwill Club

Upstairs-Downstairs- The Gut Microbiome as a Key Regulator of Brain and Behaviour

UserProfessor John F. Cryan, Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 23 January 2015, 15:00-16:30

Machine Learning @ CUED

Experiments with Non-parametric Topic Models

UserProf. Wray Buntine (Monash University).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438..

ClockFriday 23 January 2015, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

The application of psychological theories to clinical practice

UserProfessor Barbara Wilson, OBE, Founder, Oliver Zangwill Centre for Neuropyschological Rehabilitation and Honorary Consultant Psychologist.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 16 January 2015, 15:00-16:30

Craik Club

Dynamics of visual perception and collective neural activity

The host for this talk is Professor Zoë Kourtzi

UserProfessor Jochen Braun, University of Magdeburg.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 03 December 2014, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Speech Rhythm and Temporal Structure: A Temporal Sampling Perspective on Phonology and Dyslexia

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM

UserProfessor Usha Goswami, Professor of Cognitive Developmental Neuroscience, Director, Centre for Neuroscience in Education, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 28 November 2014, 15:00-16:30

Machine Learning @ CUED

Machine Translation with LSTMs

Room changed to LR3B in Inglis building and time changed to 10:30

UserIlya Sutskever (Google).

HouseEngineering Department, LR3B.

ClockFriday 28 November 2014, 10:30-11:30

Machine Learning @ CUED

Oracle Variational Inference

UserJames McInerney (Columbia University).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438..

ClockWednesday 26 November 2014, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Communicating risk and scientific uncertainty to the public and policy-makers

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM

UserProfessor David Spiegelhalter, Winton Professor of the Public Understanding of Risk .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 21 November 2014, 15:00-16:30

Zangwill Club

How independent of semantics are phonology and syntax? Evidence from Semantic Dementia

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM

UserDr Karalyn Patterson, Department of Clinical Neurosciences and MRC-CBU, Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 14 November 2014, 15:00-16:30

Machine Learning @ CUED

Bayesian modeling for high-level real nursing activity recognition using accelerometers

short talk

UserProf. Naonori Ueda (Director Machine Learning and Data Science, NTT Labs).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438..

ClockFriday 14 November 2014, 11:00-11:30

Zangwill Club

Genes and environment in adolescent attachment: a challenge to the received wisdom?

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM

UserProfessor Pasco Fearon, Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 07 November 2014, 15:00-16:30

Zangwill Club

Neural Systems for Navigation

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM

UserDr. Hugo Spiers, Senior Lecturer in Behavioural Neuroscience, UCL Institute of Behavioural Neuroscience, Experimental Psychology, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 31 October 2014, 15:00-16:30

Craik Club

Fading and Filling-in

UserProfessor Lothar Spillmann, Freiburg.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 29 October 2014, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Thinking flexibly and enhancing cognition

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM

UserProfessor Verity Brown, FRSE, Provost of St Leonard¹s College, University of St Andrews.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 24 October 2014, 15:00-16:30

Machine Learning @ CUED

A Tutorial on Probabilistic Programming

UserProf. Frank Wood (Oxford).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockThursday 23 October 2014, 14:00-17:00

Zangwill Club

Dopamine Neuron Regulation and its Disruption in Schizophrenia and Depression

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM

UserAnthony A. Grace, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience, Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology, Department of Neuroscience, University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, USA.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 17 October 2014, 15:00-16:30

Zangwill Club

The Marshmallow Test: Understanding self-control and how to master it

THIS IS AN SPECIAL EXTRA ZANGWILL CLUB SEMINAR. PLEASE NOTE, THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM

UserProfessor Walter Mischel, Niven Professor of Humane Letters in Psychology, Columbia University, USA.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockMonday 13 October 2014, 15:00-16:30

Zangwill Club

Thinking about thinking about thought: Neural mechanisms for understanding other minds

PLEASE NOTE: ALL ZANGWILL CLUB TALKS THIS TERM WILL START AT THE EARLIER TIME OF 3.00PM

UserProfessor Rebecca Saxe, Associate professor of cognitive neuroscience, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at MIT.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 10 October 2014, 15:00-16:30

Craik Club

Color Transformations Across the Life Span: Two Hypotheses about Modulation by Light

UserProfessor John S. Werner, University of California, Davis.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 01 October 2014, 13:00-14:00

Craik Club

Testing the Bayesian confidence hypothesis

The host for this talk is Professor Daniel Wolpert

UserWei Ji Ma (New York University).

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 30 September 2014, 13:00-14:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

New Methods in Bayesian Optimization for Machine Learning

UserJasper Snoek (Harvard University).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockThursday 25 September 2014, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

A marginal sampler for σ-Stable Poisson-Kingman mixture models

UserMaria Lomeli-Garcia (Gatsby Unit, UCL).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438..

ClockWednesday 24 September 2014, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Local Deep Kernel Learning for Efficient Non-linear SVM Prediction

UserManik Varma (Microsoft Research India).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 17 September 2014, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Probabilistic Numerics - a snapshot of an emerging community

UserPhilipp Hennig (Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Tübingen).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockThursday 11 September 2014, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

On the Bethe approximation

UserAdrian Weller (Columbia University).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438..

ClockMonday 11 August 2014, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Gaussian process regression on graphs

UserPeter Sollich (King's College London).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438..

ClockWednesday 16 July 2014, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Implicit Representation Networks

UserDavid Barber (University College London).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438..

ClockWednesday 02 July 2014, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Scalable Deep Gaussian Processes

UserJames Hensman (University of Sheffield).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438..

ClockTuesday 01 July 2014, 11:00-12:00

Craik Club

A binocular contribution to perceived speed of self-motion perception.

UserProf Albert van den Berg (Donders Institute, Nijmegen) .

HouseLecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 12 June 2014, 13:00-14:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Unifying logic and probability: A "New Dawn" for Artificial Intelligence?

NOTE THE SPECIAL VENUE (Microsoft Research)

UserProfessor Stuart Russell (UC Berkeley).

HouseAuditorium, Microsoft Research Ltd, 21 Station Road, Cambridge, CB1 2FB.

ClockMonday 02 June 2014, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Practical Machine Learning at Facebook. Examples and Lessons Learnt.

Room changed to LR4

UserJoaquin Quinonero Candela (Facebook).

HouseEngineering Department - ***LR4***.

ClockTuesday 20 May 2014, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

A day at the races: some common 'illusions' in gambling behaviour

UserDr Luke Clark, Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 16 May 2014, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning Seminar Series @ CUED

Density Estimation in Infinite Dimensional Exponential Families

This talk has been canceled/deleted

UserBharath Sriperumbudur (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438..

ClockWednesday 14 May 2014, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Density Estimation in Infinite Dimensional Exponential Families

UserBharath Sriperumbudur (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 14 May 2014, 11:00-12:30

Zangwill Club

The integration of sensory cues across development

UserProfessor Denis Mareschal, Professor of Psychology & Deputy Head of Department, Department of Psychological Sciences, Birkbeck, University of London .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 09 May 2014, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

The Conscious Phenotype

UserProfessor Geraint Rees, Deputy Head of Faculty, Faculty of Brain Sciences, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 02 May 2014, 16:30-18:00

Craik Club

Inferring neural tuning from visual aftereffects

UserKatherine Storrs (Cognitive, Perceptual and Brain Sciences Department, UCL).

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 30 April 2014, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Title to be confirmed

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED

UserTo be confirmed.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 25 April 2014, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Policy Evaluation with Temporal Differences

UserChristoph Dann (Technische Universität Darmstadt).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockFriday 28 March 2014, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Matrix Means, Distances, Kernels, and Geometric Optimization

UserSuvrit Sra (Max-Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems and CMU).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockMonday 17 March 2014, 11:30-12:30

Zangwill Club

Studies of the human brain during experimental and natural conditions using intracranial recordings and electrical brain stimulation

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK HAS BEEN CHANGED TO THURSDAY 13TH MARCH INSTEAD OF THE USUAL FRIDAY" THIS IS A SPECIAL EXTRA ZANGWILL CLUB SEMINAR"

UserProfessor Josef Parvizi, Associate Professor of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockThursday 13 March 2014, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Comparing Apples and Oranges: The Neurocomputation of Value

UserDr Benedetto de Martino, Sir Henry Dale Senior Research Fellow, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 07 March 2014, 16:30-18:00

Craik Club

Neuronal mechanisms for perceptual organization

Host: Professor Zoë Kourtzi

UserDr Pieter Roelfsema, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 06 March 2014, 13:00-14:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Parameter estimation in deep learning architectures: Two new insights.

Note: time is 12 noon (*not* 11am)

UserProf. Nando de Freitas (Oxford).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR6.

ClockFriday 28 February 2014, 12:00-13:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Bayesian canonical correlation analysis

UserSeppo Virtanen (Aalto University).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockFriday 28 February 2014, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Cambridge - Tuebingen PhD Applicant Talks (via Skype)

Interview talks via Skype

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockTuesday 25 February 2014, 09:00-16:00

Zangwill Club

Limits to Goal-Directed Action Control - Implications for Psychopathologies

UserDr Sanne de Wit, Assistant Professor Dept. of Clinical Psychology University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 21 February 2014, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Particle filters and curse of dimensionality

Note: TALK via Skype!

UserPatrick Rebeschini (Princeton).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockFriday 21 February 2014, 14:00-15:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Bayesian nonparametrics: Dependency and Constraint Modeling

Note: TALK via Skype!

UserChangyou Chen (ANU).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockThursday 20 February 2014, 10:00-11:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Bayesian Nonparametric Model for Power Disaggregation

UserIsabel Valera (University Carlos III in Madrid).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockMonday 17 February 2014, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

The role of the motor system in action perception

UserDr James Kilner, Senior Lecturer in Human Motor Neurosciences, Institute of Neurology, University College London .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 14 February 2014, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

The role of "means selection" and "outcome selection" information in infants' goal attribution

UserDr Szilvia Biro, Centre for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University, NL and Leiden Institute for Brain and Cognition.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 07 February 2014, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Frequentist coverage of adaptive nonparametric Bayesian credible sets

UserBotond Szabo (Eindhoven University of Technology).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockMonday 03 February 2014, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Crossmodal correspondences: Looking for links between sound symbolism & synaesthesia, & their application to multisensory marketing

UserProfessor Charles Spence, Crossmodal Research Laboratory, University of Oxford & Head of Sensory Marketing, JWT Ad Agency .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 31 January 2014, 16:30-18:00

Craik Club

Functional architectonics of local masking in three dimensions

UserProfessor Christopher Tyler (City University and Smith-Kettlewell Institute).

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 28 January 2014, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Fairness, trust & reciprocity: insights from decision neuroscience

UserProfessor Alan Sanfey, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition, and Behavior.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 24 January 2014, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning Reading Group @ CUED

Probabilistic Data Structures and Algorithms

UserChristian Steinruecken (University of Cambridge), Alexandre Khae Wu Navarro (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockThursday 23 January 2014, 15:00-16:30

Zangwill Club

Conditioned Nausea: Experimental Analysis and Practical Applications

UserProfessor Geoffrey Hall, University of York, University of New South Wales, and University of Plymouth..

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 17 January 2014, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Anglican; Particle MCMC inference for Probabilistic Programs

UserJan-Willem van de Meent (Columbia University).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 15 January 2014, 11:00-12:00

Craik Club

Topographic processing of numerosity in the human brain

UserDr. B. M. Harvey, University of Utrecht.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 11 December 2013, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Hermann Lotze and Local Sign

UserProfessor Michael Morgan, Professor of Visual Neuroscience at City University (Optometry) London and a Max-Planck Senior Fellow at the Institute for Neurological Research in Cologne.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 29 November 2013, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

The miswired brain – from altered neurodevelopment to psychopathology

UserDr Kevin J. Mitchell, Institutes of Genetics and Neuroscience, Trinity College Dublin.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 22 November 2013, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Risk, uncertainty and feedback: How and what we learn from observing the outcome of our choices

UserDr Tim Rakow, Reader, Department of Psychology, University of Essex.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 15 November 2013, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

What We Need to Know about Intelligence but Do Not'

UserDr Wendy Johnson, Department of Psychology and Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, University of Edinburgh..

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 08 November 2013, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Drug addiction: neural mechanisms underlying the development of compulsive drug seeking habits

UserProfessor Barry Everitt, Professor of Behavioural Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 01 November 2013, 16:30-18:00

Craik Club

The sensitivity of the human eye to the polarisation of light

UserDr Juliette McGregor, University of Bristol.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockFriday 01 November 2013, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Economical brain networks

UserProfessor Ed Bullmore, Behavioural & Clinical Neuroscience Institute, Dept Psychiatry, University of Cambridge GlaxoSmithKline R&D, Cambridge Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 25 October 2013, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Re-contextualizing the hippocampus

UserDr Charan Ranganath,Leverhulme Visiting Professor, Dept. of Psychology & Visiting Fellow of Clare Hall, University of Cambridge, UK Professor, Department of Psychology and Center for Neuroscience, University of California at Davis, USA.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 18 October 2013, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Benefits and limitations of hearing aids

UserProfessor Brian Moore, Professor of Auditory Perception, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 11 October 2013, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Dissecting genotype to phenotype relationships

UserOliver Stegle (EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockThursday 10 October 2013, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

CANCELLED: Local Deep Kernel Learning for Efficient Non-linear SVM Prediction

CANCELLED

UserManik Varma (Microsoft Research India).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockFriday 27 September 2013, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Higher Order Learning for Classification in Emergency Situations

UserHannah Pauline Keiler (Columbia University and DIMACS).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockTuesday 06 August 2013, 11:00-12:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Recursive Deep Learning for Modeling Semantic Compositionality

UserRichard Socher - Stanford University.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 31 July 2013, 14:00-15:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Applied statistical genetics and next-generation association studies

UserDr. Eleftheria Zeggini and Dr Ioanna Tachmazidou (Sanger Institute).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockMonday 01 July 2013, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Applied statistical genetics and next-generation association studies

UserDr. Eleftheria Zeggini and Dr Ioanna Tachmazidou (Sanger Institute).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockMonday 01 July 2013, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

"Bonsai trees in your head: the powerful influence of reflexive processes on goal-directed decision-making".

Tea and Cakes available in 2nd Floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserDr Jon Roiser, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 17 May 2013, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Heterogeneity in Cognitive Aging

Tea and Cakes available in 2nd Floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor Ulman Lindenberger, Director for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Germany.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 10 May 2013, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Emotional disorders and mental imagery

Tea and Cakes available in 2nd Floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor Emily A. Holmes, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 03 May 2013, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Deep Gaussian Processes

UserProf. Neil Lawrence (Sheffield).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 01 May 2013, 15:00-16:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Approaches to statistical modeling of network data

UserMaxim Nazarov (Bocconi University).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockTuesday 30 April 2013, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

The representational-hierarchical view of cognition: implications for amnesia, interference and Alzheimer's Disease

Tea and Cakes available in 2nd Floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserDr Lisa Saksida, Reader in Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 26 April 2013, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Non-parametric Bayesian Chromatin State Segmentation

UserWill Allen (University of Cambridge and MRC-LMB).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockMonday 08 April 2013, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Fast Variational Inference in the Conjugate Exponential Family

UserJames Hensman, The Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockMonday 25 March 2013, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Title to be confirmed

THIS TALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED

UserProfessor Mark Johnson, Director, Centre for Brain & Cognitive Development, Birkbeck College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 08 March 2013, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

All work and no play

UserProf. Louk J.M.J. Vanderschuren, PhD Dept. of Animals in Science and Society, Division of Behavioural Neuroscience, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University Utrecht, The Netherlands.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 01 March 2013, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Specificity and social cognitive impairment in autism

UserProfessor Sue Leekam, Chair of Autism, School of Psychology, Cardiff University.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 22 February 2013, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Experience-related changes in the adult auditory system

UserProfessor Kevin Munro, Professor of Audiology, School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 15 February 2013, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Don't Believe Everything You Read in the Papers

UserProfessor Marcus Munafo, Professor of Biological Psychology, School of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 08 February 2013, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Exploring the two pathways to fear: Daleks and Parents

UserProfessor Andy Field, Professor of Child Psychopathology (Psychology), School of Psychology, University of Sussex.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 01 February 2013, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Reasoning rats and clever kids: The role of reasoning in human and animal causal learning

UserProfessor Tom Beckers, Associate Professor, Department of Learning & Experimental Psychopathology, University of Leuven.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 25 January 2013, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Volition and Agency

THIS TALK IS A JOINT ZANGWILL/CHAUCER CLUB SEMINAR TO BE HELD AT 15 CHAUCER ROAD CAMBRIDGE. PLEASE NOTE: THIS PARTICULAR LECTURE WILL TAKE PLACE ON THURSDAY INSTEAD OF THE USUAL FRIDAY.

UserProfessor Patrick Haggard, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London.

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 17 January 2013, 15:30-16:30

Craik Club

Individual differences in human perception

UserDr. Jeremy Wilmer, Wellesley College, MA.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockMonday 07 January 2013, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

A molecular basis of innate and learned behavior

UserProfessor Seth Grant, Professor of Molecular Neuroscience, Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences and Centre for Neuroregeneration, University of Edinburgh.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 23 November 2012, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Learning and brain plasticity for perceptual decisions

THIS TALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED

UserProfessor Zoe Kourtzi, Chair of Brain Imaging, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 09 November 2012, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Seeing in depth: computations and cortical networks

UserDr Andrew Welchman, Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow & Reader in Sensory Neuroscience, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 02 November 2012, 16:30-18:00

Craik Club

How many cortical weighting functions does your brain use to see?

UserDenis Pelli (NYU), Horace Barlow (Cambridge), Martin Barlow (UBC).

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 01 November 2012, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

The Contrasting Roles of the Hippocampus & Amygdala in Memory

UserProfessor John O'Keefe, Professor of Cognitive Psychology, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 26 October 2012, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Probabilistic methods for biomolecular structure simulations

UserJes Frellsen (University of Copenhagen).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockMonday 22 October 2012, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Cognitive mechanisms of action control and the link with monetary decision-making when gambling

UserDr Frederick Verbruggen, Senior Lecturer, Cognitive Psychology, University of Exeter.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 19 October 2012, 16:30-18:00

Craik Club

Title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Arnold Wilkins, University of Essex.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockMonday 15 October 2012, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Prospective memory and prefrontal cortex: Evidence from neuroimaging and computational modelling

UserDr Sam Gilbert, Royal Society Research Fellow, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 12 October 2012, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Conative and Emotional Psychobiology: Evidence from infancy and developmental neuroscience on the purposes and values of human cognition.

UserProfessor Colwyn Trevarthen, Emeritus Professor of Child Psychology & Psychobiology, University of Edinburgh.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 05 October 2012, 16:30-18:00

Microsoft Research Cambridge, public talks

Convergent and Scalable Algorithms for Expectation Propagation Approximate Bayesian Inference

This event may be recorded and made available internally or externally via http://research.microsoft.com. Microsoft will own the copyright of any recordings made. If you do not wish to have your image/voice recorded please consider this before attending

UserMatthias Seeger, EPFL.

HouseSmall lecture theatre, Microsoft Research Ltd, 7 J J Thomson Avenue (Off Madingley Road), Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 25 September 2012, 15:00-16:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Multi-Label Learning with Millions of Categories

UserManik Varma (Microsoft Research India).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockMonday 24 September 2012, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Efficient Sampling with Kernel Herding

UserYutian Chen (University of California at Irvine) - talk given by videolink.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 12 September 2012, 16:00-17:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Frank-Wolfe optimization insights in machine learning

UserSimon Lacoste-Julien (INRIA, ENS, Paris).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockFriday 24 August 2012, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Deep learning for vision: a case study for visual textures, and some thoughts on a general framework

UserProf. Chris Williams ( School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockWednesday 08 August 2012, 14:00-15:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Thermodynamics as a Theory of Decision-Making with Information Processing Costs

UserPedro Ortega (Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockFriday 03 August 2012, 14:00-15:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Human Behavior Classification with Infinite Hidden Conditional Random Fields

UserKonstantinos Bousmalis and Stefanos Zafeiriou (Imperial College).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockFriday 27 July 2012, 11:00-12:00

Craik Club

Perception of motion blur during eye movement

UserProfessor Harold Bedell, University of Houston College of Optometry.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 25 July 2012, 13:00-14:00

Craik Club

Vision for reading

UserProfessor Arnold Wilkins, University of Essex.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 28 June 2012, 13:00-14:00

Craik Club

A new look at human motor control

The host for this talk is Professor Daniel Wolpert, Engineering Dept.

UserDr. Dana Ballard, University of Texas at Austin.

HouseLecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 19 June 2012, 13:00-14:00

Inference Group

Communication over noisy channels (III)

Note unusual time

UserDavid MacKay (Cavendish Laboratory).

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockMonday 21 May 2012, 14:30-15:30

Zangwill Club

The Determination of Memory Course after Retrieval

UserDr Kerrie Thomas, School of Biosciences, Cardiff University, Wales.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 18 May 2012, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Imprinted genes, brain and behaviour

UserProfessor Lawrence Wilkinson, Behavioural Neuroscience, School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Wales.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 11 May 2012, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Learning with nonparametric dependence and divergence estimation

UserBarnabas Poczos (Carnegie Mellon University).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockTuesday 08 May 2012, 11:00-12:00

Inference Group

Communication over noisy channels (II)

UserDavid MacKay (Cavendish Laboratory).

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockMonday 07 May 2012, 14:30-15:30

Zangwill Club

Reinforcement, learning, and cognitive control

UserDr Tom Verguts, Department of Experimental Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 04 May 2012, 16:30-18:00

Craik Club

"Probing sensory representations with metameric stimuli"

The host for this talk is Máté Lengyel, Engineering Department. Note that the title and topic of the talk have been revised.

UserEero Simoncelli, New York University.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 01 May 2012, 13:00-14:00

Inference Group

Communication over noisy channels (I)

UserDavid MacKay (Cavendish Laboratory).

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockMonday 30 April 2012, 14:30-15:30

Inference Group

Entropy and data compression (IV)

New: Previous lectures can be downloaded!

UserDavid MacKay (Cavendish Laboratory).

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockMonday 23 April 2012, 14:30-15:30

Zangwill Club

Executive Functions and Prefrontal Cortex: Genetic and Neurochemical Influences, Gender Differences, and Novel Methods to Help Children Become Masters of their Own Behavior

UserProfessor Adele Diamond, Canada Research Chair in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 20 April 2012, 16:30-18:00

Inference Group

Entropy and data compression (III)

New: Previous lectures can be downloaded!

UserDavid MacKay (Cavendish Laboratory).

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockMonday 16 April 2012, 14:30-15:30

Machine Learning @ CUED

Infinite Structured Explicit Duration Hidden Markov Models

UserJonathan Huggins (Columbia University).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.

ClockThursday 15 March 2012, 11:00-11:45

Zangwill Club

Are there multiple memory systems? A new theoretical framework for implicit and explicit memory.

UserProfessor David Shanks, Professor and Associate Dean of Psychology and Language Sciences, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 09 March 2012, 16:30-18:00

Craik Club

"Genetic correlates of visual biases"

UserPatrick Goodbourn, Department of Experimental Psychology, Cambridge University.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockFriday 09 March 2012, 13:00-14:00

Inference Group

Entropy and data compression (II)

PLEASE NOTE: There will be no lectures during the Easter break (12 March - 9 April). Lectures will resume on 16 April.

UserDavid MacKay (Cavendish Laboratory).

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockMonday 05 March 2012, 14:30-15:30

Inference Group

Entropy and data compression (I)

UserDavid MacKay (Cavendish Laboratory).

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockMonday 27 February 2012, 14:30-15:30

Zangwill Club

The Adolescent Brain

UserProfessor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 24 February 2012, 16:30-18:00

Inference Group

Introduction to information theory

UserDavid MacKay (Cavendish Laboratory).

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockMonday 20 February 2012, 16:00-17:00

Zangwill Club

The principles and functions of (hippocampal) memory reconsolidation

UserDr Jonathan Lee, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 17 February 2012, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Cognitive Reserve and Alzheimer’s Disease: Where Society and Biology Meet

JOINT ZANGWILL/CHAUCER CLUB SEMINAR

UserProfessor Ian Robertson, Professor of Psychology, Trinity College Dublin.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 10 February 2012, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Against Qualia

UserProfessor Tim Crane, Knightsbridge Professor of Philosophy, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 03 February 2012, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Becoming a skilled comprehender: causes and consequences

UserDr Kate Cain, Department of Psychology, University of Lancaster.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 27 January 2012, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Thinking aloud about mental voices

UserDr Charles Fernyhough, Department of Psychology, Durham University.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 20 January 2012, 16:30-18:00

Craik Club

Colour Categories in Language and Thought

UserDr. Anna Franklin, University of Sussex.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 17 January 2012, 13:00-14:00

Craik Club

One-day meeting on visual perception in memory of Professor C. R. Cavonius

User G. Jordan, J. D. Mollon, M.J. Morgan, G. Paramei, A. Reeves, T. van den Berg..

HouseCavonius Centre, Stephen Hawking Building, Harvey Court, West Road.

ClockWednesday 11 January 2012, 10:00-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Bayesian Quadrature for Prediction and Optimisation

UserMichael Osborne ( Oxford University).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockMonday 28 November 2011, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

fMRI of color signals in human visual cortex

UserProfessor Alex Wade, Department of Psychology, University of York.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 18 November 2011, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Causal models in evidential reasoning

UserDr David Lagnado, Cognitive, Perceptual & Brain Sciences Department, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 04 November 2011, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Pervasive Eye Tracking - Opportunities and Challenges

UserDr Andreas Bulling, Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 28 October 2011, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Variational Inference for Non-Conjugate Models

UserDr Guillaume Bouchard (Xerox).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockWednesday 26 October 2011, 11:00-12:00

Craik Club

Seeing in the dark: single-photon signals in the retina

UserProfessor John Robson, Gonville and Caius College.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 25 October 2011, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Visual sensitivity explained

UserProfessor Denis Pelli, Professor of Neural Science, New York University.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 21 October 2011, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Dopaminergic modulation of episodic memory in young and older adults

UserProfessor Emrah Düzel, Institute of Cognitive Neurology and Dementia Research, Magdeburg, Germany.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 14 October 2011, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Not so naive Bayesian classification

UserProf. Geoff Webb (Monash Univ).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockWednesday 12 October 2011, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Memory Consolidation: Synaptic tagging and mental schemas

UserProfessor Richard Morris, University of Edinburgh.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 07 October 2011, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Machine Learning Markets

UserDr Amos Storkey (Edinburgh).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockFriday 07 October 2011, 11:00-12:00

Craik Club

The Problem with Colour

We regret that the speaker has had cancel this talk for family reasons

UserDr. Simon J. Cropper, Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Melbourne.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 05 October 2011, 13:00-14:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Optimal Reinforcement Learning for Gaussian Systems

UserPhilipp Hennig, Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Department of Empirical Inference, Tübingen, Germany.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockMonday 19 September 2011, 15:00-16:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Exclusive Pólya Urns and their applications

UserChristian Steinruecken (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockFriday 16 September 2011, 11:00-12:00

Craik Club

Drawing in reverse perspective, ancient and modern

UserProfessor Ian Howard, Centre for Vision Research, York University, Toronto.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockMonday 12 September 2011, 13:00-14:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Some Practical Reflections on Graphical Models

UserDr Charles Sutton (University of Edinburgh).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockWednesday 13 July 2011, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Beyond Keyword Search: Discovering Relevant Scientific Literature

UserKhalid El-Arini (Carnegie Mellon University).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockMonday 11 July 2011, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Graphical Models for Bandit Problems

UserKareem Amin (University of Pennsylvania).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockMonday 04 July 2011, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

An FX trading system using adaptive reinforcement learning

(rescheduled from May 24th)

UserProfessor Michael Dempster (Statistical Laboratory).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockTuesday 07 June 2011, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Censored Exploration in Dark Pools

UserProf. Michael Kearns (University of Pennsylvania).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockFriday 03 June 2011, 11:00-12:00

Craik Club

Decision-making computations within prefrontal cortex: so many interesting neuronal signals but how do we make sense of them?

The host for this talk is Professor Daniel Wolpert, Engineering Dept.

UserDr. Steve Kennerley, UCL, Institute of Neurology.

HouseSecond-floor seminar room, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockTuesday 31 May 2011, 13:00-14:00

Craik Club

Visual cortical architecture and subjective perception

UserDr. Sam Schwarzkopf, Wellcome Trust Centre for Neural Imaging.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockFriday 27 May 2011, 13:00-14:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

An FX trading system using adaptive reinforcement learning

RESCHEDULED FOR JUNE 7th

UserProfessor Michael Dempster (Statistical Laboratory).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockTuesday 24 May 2011, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Memory Deficits associated with selective hippocampal atrophy

UserProfessor Faraneh Vargha-Khadem, UCL Centre for Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Institute of Child Health.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 20 May 2011, 16:30-18:00

Craik Club

Understanding and optimizing human motor learning

The host for this talk is Professor Daniel Wolpert, Engineering Dept.

UserDr. Amy Bastian, John Hopkins University, Kennedy Krieger Institute.

HouseLecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 19 May 2011, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Emotions, Intuitions and Morality

UserDr Simone Schnall, Department of Social and Developmental Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 13 May 2011, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Memory and the Brain: Past, Present and Future

Joint Zangwill/Bartlett Lecture. THIS LECTURE IS TAKING PLACE ON THURSDAY 5TH MAY INSTEAD OF FRIDAY 6TH MAY

UserProfessor Morris Moscovitch, Max and Gianna Glassman Chair in Neuropsychology and Aging, University of Toronto.

HouseLecture Theatre of the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge..

ClockThursday 05 May 2011, 15:30-16:30

Craik Club

Navigational guidance systems in the human brain

The host for this talk is Dr. Máté Lengyel, Engineering Dept.

UserHugo Spiers, UCL Institute of Behavioural Neuroscience.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 04 May 2011, 13:00-14:00

Inference Group

Mandarin Dasher

UserAlan Lawrence (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 11 April 2011, 11:00-12:00

Craik Club

'The locus of the neural mechanism underlying the Craik Effect'

This talk is being sponsored by St John's College: Kenneth Craik was a Fellow of St John's and described the 'Craik effect' in his Fellowship Dissertation

UserProfessor Steve Shevell.

HousePalmerston Room, Fisher Building, St Johns College.

ClockFriday 25 March 2011, 17:00-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Nonlinear Dynamics of Learning

UserProf. Max Welling (UC Irvine).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockMonday 21 March 2011, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Exponential Conditional Volatility Models

UserProf Andrew Harvey (Economics, Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockTuesday 15 March 2011, 11:00-12:00

Inference Group

CRH: a Central Reference Handling system

UserChristian Steinruecken (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 14 March 2011, 11:00-11:30

Machine Learning @ CUED

Challenges in implementing the Bayesian paradigm

UserProf. Steve MacEachern (Ohio State).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockThursday 10 March 2011, 12:00-13:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Expectation Propagation in Sparse Linear Models with Spike and Slab Priors

UserDr José Miguel Hernández Lobato (Univ. Aut. Madrid).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockFriday 04 March 2011, 11:30-12:30

Zangwill Club

That old feeling: Age-related changes in conversation

UserProfessor Trevor Harley, University of Dundee.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 25 February 2011, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Title to be confirmed

UserYee Whye Teh (Gatsby Unit, UCL).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockFriday 25 February 2011, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Perceptual Learning and Face Recognition

UserProfessor Ian McLaren, University of Exeter.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 18 February 2011, 16:30-18:00

Craik Club

Brief temporal buffering of successive visual inputs

UserDr Hannah Smithson, University of Durham.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockFriday 18 February 2011, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Do birds believe in magic

UserDr Nathan Emery, Queen Mary, University of London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 11 February 2011, 16:30-18:00

Craik Club

Conserved principles of movement generation

The host for this talk is Dr. Máté Lengyel, Engineering Dept., m.lengyel@eng.cam.ac.uk

UserMark Churchland, Stanford University.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockFriday 11 February 2011, 13:00-14:00

Inference Group

A computer-vision based facial gesture switch

UserEmli-Mari Nel (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 07 February 2011, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

The Neuroscience of moral judgement

UserProfessor Julian Savulescu, Uehiro Professor of Practical Ethics, University of Oxford.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 04 February 2011, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Differential Geometric MCMC Methods

UserProf. Mark Girolami (UCL).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockTuesday 01 February 2011, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Mining viral datasets

UserDr Simon Frost (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockTuesday 25 January 2011, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

The Bayesian brain, surprise and free-energy

UserProfessor Karl Friston, Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 21 January 2011, 16:30-18:00

Craik Club

'Arctic reindeer and their adaptation to extreme changes in environmental light'

UserProfessor Glen Jeffery, Institute of Ophthalmology, UCL.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 18 January 2011, 13:00-14:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Machine learning in cancer research (a.k.a CRI meets CUED)

(note new date)

UserDr Florian Markowetz (CRUK) - lab visit.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockMonday 17 January 2011, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Novi Quadrianto

UserNovi Quadrianto, Australian National University.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockThursday 13 January 2011, 11:00-12:00

Inference Group

A New Machine Learning Library

Note unusual time

UserChristian Steinruecken (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 13 December 2010, 11:15-12:00

Inference Group

Introduction to Geometric Algebra II

UserPatrick Welche (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 06 December 2010, 11:00-12:00

Inference Group

Title to be confirmed

UserPatrick Welche (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 29 November 2010, 11:45-12:45

Zangwill Club

The Evolution of shopping lists

Tea and Cakes available in 2nd Floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor Nicola Clayton, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 26 November 2010, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Non-Smooth-Norm Image Reconstruction from Noisy Data

UserDr Paolo Emilio Barbano (DAMTP, University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockFriday 26 November 2010, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Illusions in the real world

Tea and Cakes available in 2nd Floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserDr Peter Thompson, Department of Psychology, University of York.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 19 November 2010, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Crowdsourcing data modelling

UserAnthony Goldbloom (Kaggle).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockThursday 18 November 2010, 11:00-12:00

Inference Group

Out-of-band Language Modelling

UserAlan Lawrence (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 15 November 2010, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Natural Geometry

Tea and Cakes available in 2nd Floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor Elizabeth Spelke, Department of Psychology, Harvard University, USA.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 12 November 2010, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

CANCELLED

CANCELLED

UserDr Paolo Emilio Barbano (DAMTP).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockThursday 11 November 2010, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Neuroimaging of ADHD and related disorders

Tea and Cakes available in 2nd Floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor Katya Rubia, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 05 November 2010, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Epigenetics, brain development and behaviour

Tea and Cakes available in 2nd Floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor Barry Keverne, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 29 October 2010, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Human speech and language: Separable neurobiological substrates

Tea and Cakes available in 2nd Floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor William Marslen-Wilson, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 22 October 2010, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

How the brain makes decisions

Tea and Cakes available in 2nd Floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor Edmund Rolls, Oxford Centre for Computational Neuroscience (www.oxcns.org).

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 15 October 2010, 16:30-18:00

Inference Group

Bayesian Psychometry

UserPhilipp Hennig (University of Cambridge).

HouseMott Seminar Room (Mott Building Room 531), Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockMonday 11 October 2010, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Science and government policy: current oxymoron future opportunity?

Tea and Cakes available in 2nd Floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor David Nutt, Department of Medicine, Imperial College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 08 October 2010, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Searching for Knowledge Instead of Web Pages

UserGjergji Kasneci (Microsoft Research, Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockThursday 30 September 2010, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Bayesian Inference with Kernels

UserDr Arthur Gretton (UCL).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockMonday 20 September 2010, 11:00-12:00

Inference Group

Title to be confirmed

UserDr Per Ola Kristensson (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 13 September 2010, 11:00-12:00

Inference Group

Ticker: Case Study

UserEmli-Mari Nel (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 06 September 2010, 11:00-12:00

Inference Group

Research adventures in Japan

Lab access may be impeded due to bank holiday

UserChristian Steinruecken (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 30 August 2010, 11:00-12:00

Inference Group

Statistical Language Modelling

UserCarl Scheffler (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 23 August 2010, 11:00-12:00

Inference Group

Title to be confirmed

UserLaurence Aitchison (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 16 August 2010, 11:00-12:00

Inference Group

Topic Models -- and how to break them

UserPhilipp Hennig (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 09 August 2010, 11:00-12:00

Computer Laboratory Wednesday Seminars

Some Uses of Hashing in Networking Problems

UserMichael Mitzenmacher, Harvard University.

HouseLecture Theatre 1, Computer Laboratory.

ClockMonday 02 August 2010, 14:15-15:15

Machine Learning @ CUED

Culture wars, voting and polarization: divisions and unities in modern American politics

general audience talk (non-technical) -- NOTE change of room to LR4!

UserProf Andrew Gelman (Columbia University).

HouseEngineering Department - LR4.

ClockThursday 29 July 2010, 16:30-17:30

Machine Learning @ CUED

Creating structured and flexible models: some open problems

UserProf Andrew Gelman (Columbia University).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockWednesday 28 July 2010, 14:00-15:00

Inference Group

Introduction to Geometric Algebra

UserPatrick Welche (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 19 July 2010, 11:00-12:00

Inference Group

Dasher on a Space-filling curve

UserAlan Lawrence (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 16 July 2010, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Using transformed domains to sparsify Gaussian Processes

UserDr Miguel Lázaro-Gredilla (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockMonday 12 July 2010, 11:30-12:30

Inference Group

Bayesian head pose estimation

UserCarl Scheffler (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 05 July 2010, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Natural Conjugate Gradient Learning for Fixed-Form Variational Bayes

UserDr Antti Honkela (Aalto University School of Science and Technology, Finland).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockWednesday 16 June 2010, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Sparse Factor Analysis Applied to Three Biological Problems

UserBarbara Engelhardt (University of Chicago).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockTuesday 15 June 2010, 11:00-12:00

Inference Group

The AEGIS project

Note unusual time

UserPatrick Welche (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 14 June 2010, 09:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Using topic models to help cure cancer

UserProf Quaid Morris (Toronto).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockFriday 11 June 2010, 14:00-15:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Message Passing In Centralized Database

short talk

UserKonstantina Palla (Edinburgh).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockFriday 11 June 2010, 11:00-11:30

Machine Learning @ CUED

Structured Prediction Cascades

UserDr. Ben Taskar (University of Pennsylvania).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockThursday 10 June 2010, 11:30-12:30

Machine Learning @ CUED

Parametric Bandits, Query Learning, and the Haystack Dimension

UserProf. Michael Kearns (University of Pennsylvania).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockWednesday 09 June 2010, 14:00-15:00

Inference Group

Robust Associative memory

UserPhilip Sterne (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 31 May 2010, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Brain-Based Values

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor Patricia Churchland, Philosophy Department, University of California San Diego, USA.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 21 May 2010, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Making Decisions without Values

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor Nick Chater, Department of Psychology, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 14 May 2010, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Brain imaging studies of memory for when events occurred

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserDr Ed Wilding, School of Psychology, Cardiff University.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 07 May 2010, 16:30-18:00

Inference Group

Report from CHI 2010

UserDr Per Ola Kristensson (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 03 May 2010, 11:00-11:30

Zangwill Club

How do we read other people's mind? Insights from neuropsychology

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserDr Dana Samson, School of Psychology, University of Nottingham.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 30 April 2010, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Measuring consciousness: From behaviour to neurophysiology

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserDr Anil Seth, Department of Informatics, University of Sussex.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 23 April 2010, 16:30-18:00

Inference Group

Language Modelling with PPM

UserAlan Lawrence (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 22 March 2010, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Slice sampling with latent Gaussian models

UserDr Iain Murray (Toronto / Edinburgh).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockTuesday 16 March 2010, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Making Sense of Data - A Research Agenda

UserProf Bob Williamson (ANU and Scientific Director of NICTA).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 6.

ClockThursday 11 March 2010, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Recursive CRFs for Scalable Vision

short talk

UserDavid Duvenaud (UBC).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockWednesday 10 March 2010, 12:30-13:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Subspace Codes for Adversarial Error-Correction in Network Coding

short talk

UserAzadeh Khaleghi (University of Toronto).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockWednesday 10 March 2010, 11:30-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Bayesian Inference in Networks of Queues

UserDr Charles Sutton (Edinburgh).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockTuesday 09 March 2010, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Stochastic Outlier Selection

UserJeroen Janssens (Tilburg University / University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockMonday 08 March 2010, 16:00-16:30

Inference Group

Neurally-inspired Computing

UserPhilip Sterne (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 08 March 2010, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Glutamate, GABA and the neurobiology of reward conditioning

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor David Stephens, Department of Psychology, University of Sussex.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 05 March 2010, 16:30-18:00

Inference Group

Latent Force Models with Gaussian Processes

UserDr Neil Lawrence (University of Manchester).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 01 March 2010, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Human cerebral cortex: Cytoarchitectonics, segregation of function and transmitter receptors

This is the special joint Zangwill-Chaucer Club presentation for 09-10. Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor Karl Zilles, Director of the Institute for Neuroscience & Medicine, Research Center Juelich, Germany.

HouseDept of Physiology Main lecture theatre.

ClockFriday 26 February 2010, 16:30-18:00

Craik Club

“Dependence of visual evoked potentials on discrimination task difficulty and stimulus presentation time”

UserTatiana Selchenkova, I. P. Pavlov Institute of Physiology, St. Petersburg.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 24 February 2010, 13:00-14:00

Inference Group

Dasher

UserPatrick Welche (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 22 February 2010, 11:00-11:30

Zangwill Club

Deficits in processing sensory context in schizophrenia

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserDr Steven Dakin, Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 19 February 2010, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Mapping the parts of higher level cortex

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor Marty Sereno, School of Psychology, Birkbeck College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 12 February 2010, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Paranoia: The 21st Century Fear

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserDr Daniel Freeman, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 05 February 2010, 16:30-18:00

Inference Group

NIPS 2009 highlights

UserPhilipp Hennig (University of Cambridge), Carl Scheffler (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 01 February 2010, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Single cell responses in the human medial temporal lobe

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor Rodrigo Quian Quiroga, Department of Engineering, University of Leicester.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 29 January 2010, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

The cognitive basis of perspective-taking: Evidence from adults and implications for studies of infants and non-human animals

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserDr Ian Apperly, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 22 January 2010, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Machine Learning Course (4F13)

4F13 course - repeats Wed, Thurs at 10am during Lent

UserZoubin Ghahramani and Carl Rasmussen (Cambridge).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 12 (Trumpington Street).

ClockWednesday 20 January 2010, 10:00-11:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

CANCELLED: Learning Components for Human Sensing

CANCELLED

UserDr Fernando de la Torre (CMU).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockTuesday 19 January 2010, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Visuospatial Reasoning

Short Talk

UserStephanie Chan (MIT).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockMonday 18 January 2010, 10:00-10:30

Zangwill Club

Mis-wired: Studying the link between brain network development and functional deficits

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserDr Marcus Kaiser, School of Computing Science, Newcastle University.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 15 January 2010, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Machine Learning Course (4F13)

4F13 course - repeats Wed, Thurs at 10am during Lent

UserZoubin Ghahramani and Carl Rasmussen (Cambridge).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 12 (Trumpington Street).

ClockThursday 14 January 2010, 10:00-11:00

Inference Group

Title to be confirmed

UserDr Per Ola Kristensson (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 11 January 2010, 11:00-12:00

Craik Club

The effect of contextual motion on perceived speed, plaid direction and binocular rivalry

Host: Jenny Bosten, Department of Experimental Psychology

UserDr. Daniel H. Baker, Aston University.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockFriday 04 December 2009, 13:00-14:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Optimal Tag Sets for Automatic Image Annotation

short talk

UserSean Moran (Edinburgh).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockFriday 04 December 2009, 11:00-12:00

Inference Group

NIPS poster

UserPhilipp Hennig (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 30 November 2009, 11:40-12:00

Zangwill Club

Studying the relation between neural oscillations and human behaviour with Magnetoencephalography

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor Joachim Gross, Department of Psychology, University of Glasgow.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 27 November 2009, 16:30-18:00

Craik Club

Experimental tests of the theory that V1 creates a bottom-up visual saliency map for attentional guidance

Host: Máté Lengyel, Engineering Department

UserProfessor Zhaoping Li, Computer Science, UCL.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockFriday 27 November 2009, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Evaluating the costs and benefits of future rewards: neuropsychological and neurochemical investigations in frontal and dopaminergic circuits

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserDr Mark Walton, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 20 November 2009, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Indian Buffet Processes with Power-law Behaviour

UserYee Whye Teh (Gatsby Unit, UCL).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockFriday 20 November 2009, 14:00-15:00

Craik Club

Colour vision across the life span: perception and brain imaging

UserDr. Sophie Wuerger, University of Liverpool.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 19 November 2009, 13:00-14:00

Inference Group

研究の紹介

UserChristian Steinruecken (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 16 November 2009, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Why speaking louder might not make you understood - supra-threshold deficits in hearing impairment

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserDr Kathryn Hopkins, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 13 November 2009, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

KL control theory and decision making under uncertainty

UserBert Kappen ( Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockTuesday 10 November 2009, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Risks, Emotions & Decisions

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor Peter Ayton, Department of Psychology, City University London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 06 November 2009, 16:30-18:00

Inference Group

Optimizing Dasher for the iPhone

UserAlan Lawrence (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 02 November 2009, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Neurobiological basis of music and dance skills

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor Lawerence Parsons, Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 30 October 2009, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Information theoretic model selection in clustering

UserJoachim M Buhmann, Department of Computer Science, ETH Zurich.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockWednesday 28 October 2009, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

The neurodynamics of cognitive integration

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor Murray Shanahan, Department of Computing, Imperial College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 23 October 2009, 16:30-18:00

Inference Group

Inclusive user modelling

UserPradipta Biswas (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 19 October 2009, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Wobbles, warbles and fish - the physiology of dyslexia

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor John Stein, Department of Physiology, Anatomy & Genetics, University of Oxford.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 16 October 2009, 16:30-18:00

Inference Group

Learning Logical Relations

UserChristian Steinruecken (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 12 October 2009, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Licking & liking in rodents

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserDr Dominic Dwyer, School of Psychology, Cardiff University.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 09 October 2009, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Motor Skills Learning for Robotics

UserJan Peters, Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics in Tübingen.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockFriday 09 October 2009, 13:00-14:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Coconut: Optimizing computations for machine learning

UserAndrew Fitzgibbon (Microsoft Research Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockTuesday 29 September 2009, 14:00-15:00

Inference Group

Capacity of Spiking Neural Networks

UserPhilip Sterne (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 21 September 2009, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

CANCELLED

Cancelled

UserProf. Eric Xing (CMU).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockFriday 18 September 2009, 10:00-11:00

Inference Group

Thermal expansion of beta-eucryptite

UserPatrick Welche (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 14 September 2009, 11:00-12:00

Inference Group

Physics Dimensions in Sage

UserMiriam Backens, University of Cambridge.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockTuesday 28 July 2009, 11:00-12:00

Inference Group

Dashing this way and that

User Alan Lawrence (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 08 July 2009, 14:00-15:00

Inference Group

A quick way to learn a mixture of exponentially many linear models

Note unusual time

UserGeoffrey Hinton, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research & University of Toronto.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 15 June 2009, 15:00-16:00

Inference Group

Short ICML Practice Talk

UserRyan Prescott Adams (Inference Group, Cavendish Laboratory).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 12 June 2009, 11:00-12:00

Inference Group

Inference in Models with Latent Hierarchies

Note new time

UserChristian Steinruecken (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 08 June 2009, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Using gradient descent for optimization and learning

UserNicolas Le Roux (Microsoft Research).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockTuesday 26 May 2009, 13:00-15:00

Zangwill Club

How we come to experience that we own our body

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserDr Henrik Ehrsson, Department of Neuroscience & Stockholm Brain Institute, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 15 May 2009, 16:30-18:00

Craik Club

Bird vision and egg mimicry by cuckoos

UserDr. Martin Stevens, Department of Zoology, Cambridge.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 13 May 2009, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Who Lost the Cog in Cognitive Science?—Mentalism in an Era of Anti-Cognitivism

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor Josef Perner, Department of Psychology, University of Salzburg, Austria.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 08 May 2009, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

The dark side of impulsivity: neural and psychological mechanisms of pre-disposition to stimulant addiction

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserDr Jeff Dalley, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 01 May 2009, 16:30-18:00

Craik Club

Living optical elements in the vertebrate retina

UserDr. Jochen Guck (Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge).

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 30 April 2009, 13:00-14:00

Inference Group

Useful Computation with Coincidence Detection

UserPhilip Sterne (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 29 April 2009, 14:00-15:00

Zangwill Club

Are imitation and the 'mirror system' products of associative learning?

NOTE NEW VENUE FOR REFRESHMENTS - Tea & cakes available in 1st floor PartII Common Room

UserProfessor Cecilia Heyes, All Souls College, University of Oxford.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 24 April 2009, 16:30-18:00

Inference Group

Bayesian periodicity detection

UserTamara Broderick (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 22 April 2009, 14:00-15:00

Inference Group

Literature review presentations - Tidal power, and Fuel cells

Note unusual time

UserGeoffrey Supran and Colm Seeley.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 22 April 2009, 11:00-12:00

Inference Group

Feature tracking with full posteriors

Note new date and time.

UserCarl Scheffler (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 15 April 2009, 16:00-17:00

Inference Group

Deducing Principles in Natural Perception

UserMike Lewicki - CMU, Berlin, and Case Western.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 15 April 2009, 14:00-15:00

Craik Club

What reflected light tells the eye about the content of the world

UserProf. David H. Foster, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Manchester.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockMonday 30 March 2009, 13:00-14:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Learning from Measurements in Exponential Families

UserPercy Liang (University of California, Berkeley).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockWednesday 25 March 2009, 11:00-12:00

Inference Group

Painless Parse Errors

UserKathryn Gray, Computer Laboratory.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 11 March 2009, 16:00-17:00

Zangwill Club

How does early brain organization promote language acquisition in humans?

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserDr Ghislaine Dehaene-Lambertz, INSERM-CEA Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit, France.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 06 March 2009, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Quasi-linear Sensor Management

UserMarco Huber (University of Karlsruhe).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockFriday 06 March 2009, 15:00-16:00

Zangwill Club

Adaptive coding mechanisms in children with autism: lessons from development

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserDr Liz Pellicano, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 27 February 2009, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

An Introduction to Transcriptomics

Machine Learning Tutorial Lecture

UserProf Brendan Frey (University of Toronto).

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR4.

ClockThursday 26 February 2009, 16:00-18:00

Optimization and Incentives Seminar

A Survey of Results for Deletion Channels and Related Synchronization Channels

Joint With Probability Seminar Series.

UserMichael Mitzenmacher, Harvard University.

HouseMR5, CMS, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WB.

ClockTuesday 24 February 2009, 14:00-15:30

Zangwill Club

From perception to conception: object processing in the ventral stream

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor Lorraine K Tyler, Centre for Speech, Language and the Brain, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 20 February 2009, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Generalization in Learning

UserYevgeny Seldin (Hebrew University).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockFriday 20 February 2009, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Stochastic control as an inference problem

UserProf. Bert Kappen (University of Nijmegen).

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR5.

ClockTuesday 17 February 2009, 14:00-15:00

Zangwill Club

Signatures of conscious access: Ignition, oscillation, synchrony, causality

This is a special joint presentation of the Zangwill Club and the MRC-CBU Chaucer Club. Tea and cakes will be available in the 2nd floor Seminar Room in the Dept. of Experimental Psychology from 4pm.

UserProfessor Stanislas Dehaene, Director of INSERM-CEA Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit, France.

House*note change of venue* Physiology Lecture Theatre 1.

ClockFriday 13 February 2009, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Subjective measures of unconscious knowledge

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserDr Zoltan Dienes, Department of Psychology, University of Sussex.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 06 February 2009, 16:30-18:00

Inference Group

More NIPS highlights

UserChristian Steinruecken (University of Cambridge).

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 04 February 2009, 16:00-17:00

Zangwill Club

Problem gambling, near-misses, and the brain reward system

NOTE - THIS IS A REPLACEMENT TALK TO THAT ADVERTISED (RAHMAN). Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm.

UserDr Luke Clark, Dept of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 30 January 2009, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Extending the Affinity Propagation Model

UserInmar Givoni (University of Toronto).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockFriday 30 January 2009, 13:00-14:00

Inference Group

NIPS Highlights

UserPhilip Sterne (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 28 January 2009, 16:30-17:00

Zangwill Club

What the "Renewal Effect" is, is not, and the status of current explanations

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor James Byron Nelson, University of the Basque Country, Spain.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 23 January 2009, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Probabilistic Graph Models for Debugging Software

UserLaura Dietz (Max Planck Institute for Computer Science, Saarbrücken).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockMonday 19 January 2009, 14:00-15:00

Craik Club

Perception, action and uncertainty

UserProf. Laurence Maloney, Department of Psychology, NYU.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockMonday 19 January 2009, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Why genetic association studies have been so unsuccessful in psychiatry

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor Jonathan Flint, Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 16 January 2009, 16:30-18:00

Craik Club

What do the Colour-Blind see? -- And if it's more than we thought, how do they do it?

UserDr Justin Broackes, Department of Philosophy, Brown University.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockMonday 12 January 2009, 13:00-14:00

Craik Club

The Perception of Colour Seen in Context

UserDr Steve Shevell, University of Chicago.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 06 January 2009, 13:00-14:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Mondrian Processes

UserYee Whye Teh (Gatsby Unit, UCL).

HouseEngineering Department, TBA.

ClockFriday 05 December 2008, 14:00-15:00

Zangwill Club

The cortico-cerebellar system: Anatomy, evolution and function

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserDr Narender Ramnani, Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway University of London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 28 November 2008, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Deep Networks for Vision

Machine Learning Tutorial Lecture

UserProf Brendan Frey (University of Toronto).

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR4.

ClockThursday 27 November 2008, 16:00-18:00

Craik Club

Going with the flow: Visually guided flight and navigation in honeybees

UserProfessor Mandyam V. Srinivasan, Queensland Brain Institute.

HouseLecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 27 November 2008, 13:00-14:00

Inference Group

Bayesian Inductive Programming

UserR J Henderson (Edinburgh).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 26 November 2008, 14:00-15:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Hardness Ratios

UserYue Wu.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockTuesday 25 November 2008, 14:00-14:30

Zangwill Club

Towards a Cognitive Neuroscience of Rational Thought

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor Vinod Goel, Department of Psychology, University of Hull.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 21 November 2008, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

What is smart thing like number doing in the dumb parietal cortex?

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor Vincent Walsh, Institute of Cognitive Neurosciences, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 14 November 2008, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Consensus finding, exponential models and infinite rankings

UserDr Marina Meila (University of Washington).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockWednesday 12 November 2008, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Rules, associations and inhibitory control: fMRI, patient and oculomotor studies of the frontal lobe

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserDr Tim Hodgson, School of Psychology, University of Exeter.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 07 November 2008, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

The unbearable sameness of being: Categorical cognition, autobiographical recollection and emotional disorder

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserDr Tim Dalgleish, Co-Director of the Cognition, Emotion and Mental Health Programme, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 31 October 2008, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Foundations of Nonparametric Bayesian Methods (Part III)

UserPeter Orbanz (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockTuesday 28 October 2008, 11:00-13:00

Zangwill Club

Impulsive antisocial sensation seeking in healthy subjects: Effects on cognitive processes

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor Alan Pickering, Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths, University of London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 24 October 2008, 16:30-18:00

Craik Club

Recent developments in the chemical senses: a tutorial for visual and auditory scientists

UserProfessor Barry Keverne, Sub-Department of Animal Behaviour, Dept of Zoology, Cambridge.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 23 October 2008, 13:00-14:00

Computer Laboratory Wednesday Seminars

Forensic Genomics:Kin Privacy, Driftnets and Other Open Questions

UserFrank Stajano, Lucia Bianchi, Pietro Liò and Douwe Korff.

HouseLecture Theatre 1, Computer Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 22 October 2008, 14:15-15:15

Machine Learning @ CUED

Efficient Sequential Monte Carlo Inference for Kingman's Coalescent

Note unusual time

UserDr Dilan Gorur (Gatsby Unit, UCL).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockWednesday 22 October 2008, 13:00-14:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Context in human robot interaction

UserThomas Kollar (MIT).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockTuesday 21 October 2008, 15:00-16:00

Zangwill Club

Comparative cognitive development in chimpanzees

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor Tetsuro Matsuzawa.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 17 October 2008, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Foundations of Nonparametric Bayesian Methods (Part II)

UserPeter Orbanz (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockThursday 16 October 2008, 16:00-18:00

Zangwill Club

The spatial foundations of the conceptual system

This is a joint presentation of the Zangwill Club and the Bartlett Club. Tea and cakes will be served in the Seminar Room from 4pm.

UserProfessor Jean Mandler, Department of Cognitive Science, University of California, San Diego, USA.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 10 October 2008, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Foundations of Nonparametric Bayesian Methods (Part I)

UserPeter Orbanz (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockThursday 09 October 2008, 16:00-18:00

Inference Group

Inferring the hazard rate in change point models

Note unusual day and time

User Robert Wilson, U. Penn.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockTuesday 07 October 2008, 14:00-15:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Spoken Dialogue Management

UserSebastien Bratieres.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockMonday 29 September 2008, 11:00-12:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

A Bayesian approach to language learning

UserDr Sharon Goldwater (Edinburgh).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockFriday 26 September 2008, 15:00-16:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Learning Bigrams from Unigrams

UserAndrew B. Goldberg (University of Wisconsin, Madison).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockTuesday 23 September 2008, 14:00-15:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Bayesian approaches to autonomous Bayesian real-time learning

UserJo-Anne Ting (University of Southern California).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockMonday 15 September 2008, 14:00-15:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Non-negative matrix factorization with Gaussian process priors

UserDr Mikkel N. Schmidt (Technical University of Denmark / Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockWednesday 10 September 2008, 14:00-15:00

Inference Group

Associative Memories

(This talk was postponed from 20 August)

UserPhilip Sterne (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 27 August 2008, 14:00-15:00

Inference Group

Artificial intelligence in combinatorial game design

UserCameron Browne, Queensland University of Technology.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 13 August 2008, 14:00-15:00

Inference Group

Semantic Texton Forests for Image Categorization and Segmentation.

UserJamie Shotton, Microsoft Research Cambridge & Darwin College.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 23 July 2008, 14:00-15:00

Craik Club

"The Evolution of the Vertebrate Eye"

UserProfessor Trevor Lamb, Australian National University.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 17 July 2008, 13:00-14:00

Inference Group

Modeling with Bounded Partition Functions

UserRyan Prescott Adams (Inference Group, Cavendish Laboratory).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 16 July 2008, 14:00-15:00

Craik Club

A Computational Theory of Visual Attention to Time, Space, and Features

UserGeorge Sperling, University of California, Irvine.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 16 July 2008, 13:00-14:00

Craik Club

The influence of expectation on deciding where to look next

UserDr. Andrew Anderson, University of Melbourne.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 15 July 2008, 13:00-14:00

Microsoft Research Cambridge, general interest public talks

The Geometry of the Space of Shapes

Hosted by Prof. Andrew Blake (Microsoft Research)

UserProf. David Mumford (Brown University).

HouseQueen's Building Auditorium, Emmanuel College, CB2 3AP http://www.emma.cam.ac.uk/conferences/maps/.

ClockWednesday 09 July 2008, 16:30-17:30

Craik Club

Identifying novel boundaries within cognitive architecture via repetition suppression brain imaging

UserScott Grafton, Department of Psychology, University of California at Santa Barbara.

HouseSeminar Room (ground floor), Craik-Marshall Building.

ClockThursday 26 June 2008, 13:00-14:00

Craik Club

Grandmother cells in the human brain?

UserProfessor Quian Quiroga, Department of Engineering, University of Leicester.

HouseSeminar Room (ground floor), Craik-Marshall Building.

ClockWednesday 25 June 2008, 13:00-14:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Variational inference for partially observed diffusion processes

UserDr. Cedric Archambeau (University College London).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockMonday 16 June 2008, 14:00-15:00

Inference Group

Gaussian Process Density Sampler

UserRyan Prescott Adams (Inference Group, Cavendish Laboratory).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockThursday 29 May 2008, 16:00-17:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

H-Infinity Clustering

UserProf. Sam Roweis (Toronto).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockWednesday 28 May 2008, 14:00-15:00

Zangwill Club

Brain and Decisions: Unitary or Dual Systems?

This is a joint presentation of the Zangwill Club and the Bartlett Club. Tea and cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm.

UserProfessor Aldo Rustichini, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 23 May 2008, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Morphological decomposition based on the analysis of orthography

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor Kathy Rastle, Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway University of London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 16 May 2008, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Joint action: Bodies and Minds Acting Together

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserJoint presentation of Professor Guenther Knoblich and Dr Natalie Sebanz, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 09 May 2008, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

An Introduction to Statistical Learning Theory

Machine Learning Tutorial Lecture

UserProf. John Shawe-Taylor (UCL).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 4.

ClockThursday 08 May 2008, 16:00-18:00

Craik Club

Spatial vision in the periphery

UserProfessor Roger Anderson, UCL Institute of Ophthalmology.

HouseSeminar Room (ground floor), Craik-Marshall Building.

ClockTuesday 06 May 2008, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

A role for hippocampal LTP in memory: it’s not all associative!

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserDr David Bannerman, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 02 May 2008, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Attentional bias and craving in substance use

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserDr Matthew Field, School of Psychology, University of Liverpool.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 25 April 2008, 16:30-18:00

Inference Group

Some models for biology

Note unusual time

UserLeopold Parts.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 25 April 2008, 15:00-16:00

Inference Group

Treed Gaussian Processes for Regression and Classification

Note new date and time.

UserTamara Broderick (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 21 April 2008, 11:15-12:15

Craik Club

Four decades of spatial frequency channels: a scale-space view of spatial vision

This meeting marks the fortieth anniversary of the classic paper by Campbell and Robson (1968). The scientific meeting will be followed by a wine reception.

UserProfessor Mark Georgeson.

HouseBateman Auditorium, Gonville and Caius College.

ClockWednesday 16 April 2008, 17:00-18:00

Inference Group

On sparsity and overcompleteness in image models

Postponed until April!

UserRichard E. Turner (Gatsby Unit, UCL), Pietro Berkes.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 19 March 2008, 14:00-15:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Learning quantum physics

UserDr Gabor Csanyi (Dept of Engineering).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockMonday 17 March 2008, 14:00-15:00

Inference Group

(clashing event: Sustainable Energy and Arithmetic)

Computer Lab seminar clashes with normal group meeting

UserDavid MacKay.

HouseComputer Laboratory, West Cambridge Site.

ClockWednesday 12 March 2008, 14:15-15:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Convergence analysis of the EM algorithm and joint minimization of free energy

UserDr Shin-ichi Maeda (NARA Institute of Science and Technology).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockWednesday 12 March 2008, 13:00-14:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Discriminative Methods with Structure

UserSimon Lacoste-Julien (Univ of California at Berkeley).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockTuesday 11 March 2008, 11:30-12:30

Zangwill Club

Processes involved in remembering future intentions: Automatic or controlled?

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserDr Lia Kvavilashvili, School of Psychology, University of Hertfordshire.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 07 March 2008, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Cancellation in Auditory Scene Analysis

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserDr Alain de Cheveigne, Laboratoire de Psychologie de la Perception, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) & Université Paris Descartes & Département d'Etudes Cognitives, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 29 February 2008, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Inductive Logic Programming

Machine Learning Tutorial Lecture

UserStephen Muggleton (Imperial College London).

HouseLT2 (Inglis Building) Engineering, Department of.

ClockThursday 28 February 2008, 16:00-18:00

Craik Club

Modelling motion from 1888 to 2008: How far have we come?

UserDr. Peter Thompson, University of York.

HouseSeminar Room (ground floor), Craik-Marshall Building.

ClockTuesday 26 February 2008, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Spatial memory: from neurons to learning and behaviour

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor Neil Burgess, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, UCL.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 22 February 2008, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Statistical Machine Translation

Machine Learning Tutorial Lecture

UserBill Byrne, Machine Intelligence Laboratory.

HouseLT2 (Inglis Building) Engineering, Department of.

ClockThursday 21 February 2008, 16:00-18:00

Craik Club

Tracking, Memory, and Dynamic Icons

UserDr. Srimant P. Tripathy, Department of Optometry, University of Bradford.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockThursday 21 February 2008, 13:00-14:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Expectation Propagation, Experimental Design for the Sparse Linear Model

UserMatthias Seeger (Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockWednesday 20 February 2008, 14:00-15:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Biomedical Image Search

UserAlex Ksikes (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockMonday 18 February 2008, 11:30-12:30

Zangwill Club

The role of phasic dopamine signalling in the determination of agency and the discovery of novel actions

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor Peter Redgrave, Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 15 February 2008, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Information Retrieval

Machine Learning Tutorial Lecture

UserStephen Robertson, Microsoft Research Cambridge.

HouseLT2 (Inglis Building) Engineering, Department of.

ClockThursday 14 February 2008, 16:00-18:00

Inference Group

Bayesian learning of visual chunks by human observers

UserDr Mate Lengyel (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 13 February 2008, 14:00-15:00

Zangwill Club

Learned predictiveness and cue processing in human learning

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserDr Mike Le Pelley, School of Psychology, Cardiff University.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 08 February 2008, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Stable distribution and data sketching

UserIoana Cosma, Department of Statistics, University of Oxford.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockWednesday 06 February 2008, 14:00-15:00

Zangwill Club

Functional MRI studies of memory and ageing

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserDr Alexa Morcom, Centre for Cognitive & Neural Systems, University of Edinburgh.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 01 February 2008, 16:30-18:00

Inference Group

Non-Rigid Photometric Stereo with Colored Lights

UserGabriel J. Brostow (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 30 January 2008, 14:00-15:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Reinforcement Learning

Machine Learning Tutorial Lecture (Note unusual day)

UserPeter Dayan, Gatsby Unit, UCL.

HouseLT2 (Inglis Building) Engineering, Department of.

ClockTuesday 29 January 2008, 16:00-18:00

Zangwill Club

How antipsychotic medications work - from receptors to response

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor Shitij Kapur, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 25 January 2008, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Modeling Science: Topic models of Scientific Journals and Other Large Document Collections

UserDavid Blei, Computer Science, Princeton University.

HouseEngineering Department - LR3.

ClockWednesday 23 January 2008, 14:00-15:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Sparse Gaussian Process in Disease Mapping

UserJarno Vanhatalo, Helsinki University of Technology.

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockTuesday 22 January 2008, 11:00-12:00

Zangwill Club

Plasticity of the cerebral cortex: when, how, why?

NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE FOR LECTURE. Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm. This is a joint presentation of the Zangwill Club and the MRC CBU Chaucer Club

UserProfessor Colin Blakemore, Professor of Neuroscience, Department of Physiology, Anatomy & Genetics, University of Oxford.

HousePhysiology Lecture Theatre 1, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience.

ClockFriday 18 January 2008, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Graphical Models

Machine Learning Tutorial Lecture

UserChristopher M. Bishop, Microsoft Research, Cambridge.

HouseLT2 (Inglis Building) Engineering, Department of.

ClockThursday 17 January 2008, 16:00-18:00

Inference Group

NIPS presentations

UserPhilipp Hennig (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 16 January 2008, 14:00-15:00

Craik Club

Normalizing colour vision

UserMichael A. Webster, Foundation Professor of Psychology, University of Nevada.

HouseSeminar Room (ground floor), Craik-Marshall Building.

ClockThursday 10 January 2008, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Grounding knowledge in the brain’s modal systems

This is a special joint presentation of the Zangwill Club and the MRC-CBU Chaucer Club. Please note recent venue change to MRC-CBU

UserProfessor Lawrence W Barsalou, Department of Psychology, Emory University, USA.

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockFriday 07 December 2007, 16:30-18:00

Craik Club

The machinery of colour vision

UserProfessor P. Lennie.

HouseSeminar Room (ground floor), Craik-Marshall Building.

ClockFriday 07 December 2007, 13:00-14:00

Inference Group

Composing: Linear and Non-Linear Thinking

Note unusual time

UserRichard Burns (Cambridge Poet).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 07 December 2007, 11:00-12:30

Zangwill Club

Adjusting network dynamics to cognitive demands: dopaminergic control of cortical activity regimes

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserDr Daniel Durstewicz, Centre for Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience, University of Plymouth.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 23 November 2007, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Error Correcting Codes

Machine Learning Tutorial Lecture

UserDavid J.C. MacKay, Department of Physics.

HouseLR4, Engineering, Department of.

ClockThursday 22 November 2007, 16:00-18:00

Zangwill Club

Developing cognitive approaches to the assessment of animal emotion

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor Mike Mendl, Department of Clinical Veterinary Science, University of Bristol.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 16 November 2007, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Machine Learning Applications / Challenges in Natural Language Parsing

Machine Learning Tutorial Lecture

UserTed Briscoe, Computer Laboratory.

HouseLR4, Engineering, Department of.

ClockThursday 15 November 2007, 16:00-18:00

Zangwill Club

Familiarity and recall in rats: memory for objects and events

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserDr Madeline Eacott, Department of Psychology, University of Durham.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 09 November 2007, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Optimal Control and Reinforcement Learning with Gaussian Process Models

UserMarc Deisenroth (University of Cambridge).

HouseEngineering Department, CBL Room 438.

ClockWednesday 07 November 2007, 11:30-12:30

Zangwill Club

Androgen and gender development

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor Melissa Hines, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 02 November 2007, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Prequential Statistics

Machine Learning Tutorial Lecture

UserPhilip Dawid, Statistical Laboratory, Cambridge.

HouseLR4, Engineering, Department of.

ClockThursday 01 November 2007, 16:00-18:00

Inference Group

The last thing that we should talk about

UserDavid MacKay (Cavendish Laboratory).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 31 October 2007, 14:00-15:00

Zangwill Club

Investigating individual differences in outcomes for cochlear implantees

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor Colette McKay, School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 26 October 2007, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Spectral Clustering

Machine Learning Tutorial Lecture

UserArik Azran, Machine Learning Group.

HouseLR4, Engineering, Department of.

ClockThursday 25 October 2007, 16:00-18:00

Zangwill Club

Stress, Happiness and Health: the Cortisol Connection

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor Angela Clow, Department of Psychology, University of Westminster.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 19 October 2007, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Group Theory and Machine Learning

Machine Learning Tutorial Lecture

UserImre Risi Kondor, Gatsby Unit, UCL.

HouseLR4, Engineering, Department of.

ClockThursday 18 October 2007, 16:00-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Hidden Common Cause Relations in Relational Learning

UserRicardo Silva (Statistical Laboratory).

HouseLR6, Engineering, Department of.

ClockWednesday 17 October 2007, 14:00-15:00

Zangwill Club

The psychopharmacology of social and non-social risky choice, and gambling behaviour

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserDr Robert Rogers, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 12 October 2007, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Mental programs and the frontal lobe

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserDr John Duncan, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 05 October 2007, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Graph Kernels for Data Mining

UserKarsten Borgwardt, Machine Learning Group @ CUED.

HouseLR5, Engineering, Department of.

ClockWednesday 19 September 2007, 14:00-15:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Geometric Algorithms for Linear Independent Component Analysis

UserHao Shen, National ICT Australia and Australian National University, Canberra.

HouseLR5, Engineering, Department of.

ClockFriday 14 September 2007, 14:00-15:00

Inference Group

Five energy plans for Britain

UserDavid MacKay (Cavendish Laboratory).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 12 September 2007, 14:00-15:00

Inference Group

What is a Fab Lab?

UserCarl Scheffler (University of Cambridge).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 29 August 2007, 14:00-15:00

Craik Club

Decoding consciousness

UserGeraint Rees, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London.

HouseSeminar Room (ground floor), Craik-Marshall Building.

ClockTuesday 26 June 2007, 13:00-14:00

Craik Club

The effect of color and motion changes on attentional capture

UserAdrian von Mühlenen, Department of Psychology, University of Warwick.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockThursday 07 June 2007, 13:00-14:00

Craik Club

How do we perceive motion direction?

UserLinda Bowns, Nottingham Visual Neuroscience, School of Psychology.

HouseSeminar Room (ground floor), Craik-Marshall Building.

ClockTuesday 05 June 2007, 13:00-14:00

Inference Group

An Error-Correcting Keyboard

UserCarl Scheffler, Inference Group, University of Cambridge.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 30 May 2007, 14:00-15:00

Inference Group

Title to be confirmed

This talk has been canceled/deleted

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 23 May 2007, 14:00-15:00

Craik Club

Illusory multisensory interactions in synaesthesia

UserGary Bargary, Institute of Neuroscience, University of Dublin.

HouseSeminar Room (ground floor), Craik-Marshall Building.

ClockTuesday 22 May 2007, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Timing, memory and choice

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor John Staddon, Center for Behavioral Neuroscience and Genomics, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University, USA.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 18 May 2007, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Involvement of subregions of prefrontal cortex in strategy implementation and episodic memory

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserDr Mark Baxter, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 11 May 2007, 16:30-18:00

Craik Club

The ageing eye - Lifestyle vs Genes

UserRuth Hogg, University of Melbourne.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockThursday 10 May 2007, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

The role of action in directing attention

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor Glyn Humphreys, Behavioural Brain Sciences Group, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 04 May 2007, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

DNA Repair Mechanisms in the Central Nervous System

UserProfessor Robin Franklin. Neurosciences Laboratory (Department of Veterinary medicine) and the Cambridge Centre for Brain Repair, University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College.

ClockMonday 30 April 2007, 19:30-21:00

Zangwill Club

Distributed representations of faces and objects in human cortex

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor Jim Haxby, Department of Psychology, Princeton University, USA.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 27 April 2007, 16:30-18:00

Craik Club

On the task-dependency and flexibility of bimanual coordination

UserJörn Diedrichsen, University of Wales, Bangor.

HouseSeminar Room (ground floor), Craik-Marshall Building.

ClockFriday 27 April 2007, 13:00-14:00

Inference Group

Context Tree Weighting

UserMartijn van Veen and Philip Cowans.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 25 April 2007, 14:00-15:00

Craik Club

Visual discrimination of interacting human agents

UserPeter Neri, City University, London.

HouseSeminar Room (ground floor), Craik-Marshall Building.

ClockTuesday 24 April 2007, 13:00-14:00

Craik Club

Colour Vision Meeting

UserSpeakers include: R. A. Weale, D. van Norren, J. Bowmaker, H. Cooper, G. Jordan, H. Smithson, J. Barbur and D. Tolhurst.

HouseGonville and Caius College.

ClockWednesday 04 April 2007, 11:00-17:00

Inference Group

Learning Patterns in the Game of Go

Note unusual time

UserEmil Nijhuis, University of Amsterdam.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 30 March 2007, 14:00-15:00

Inference Group

Inference in Bayesian Networks using Dynamic Discretisation

Note unusual time

UserMartin Neil, Agena Ltd & David Marquez, Queen Mary, University of London.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockMonday 26 March 2007, 14:00-15:00

Inference Group

Logistic regression with a Laplacian prior on the singular values: convex duality and application to EEG classification.

Note unusual time and location

UserRyota Tomioka (冨岡亮太), University of Tokyo / Fraunhofer FIRST IDA.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 23 March 2007, 14:00-15:00

Inference Group

Monte Carlo Approaches to Game Playing

UserDavid Stern, Strategic Inference Task Force, Cambridge.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 21 March 2007, 14:00-15:00

Craik Club

Date and Title to be confirmed

This talk has been canceled/deleted

UserStephen Scott, Queen's University, Canada.

HouseSeminar Room (ground floor), Craik-Marshall Building.

ClockMonday 19 March 2007, 13:00-14:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Bayesian Ranking

Advanced Machine Learning Tutorial Lecture

UserRalf Herbrich, Microsoft Research Cambridge.

HouseLR4, Engineering, Department of.

ClockThursday 15 March 2007, 16:00-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Logistic Regression with a Laplacian prior on the Eigenvalues: Convex duality and application to EEG classification

Note different room and time

UserRyota Tomioka (University of Tokyo / Fraunhofer FIRST).

HouseLT1 (Inglis Building) Engineering, Department of.

ClockThursday 15 March 2007, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Intuition and affect in decision-making

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserDr Marius Usher, Department of Psychology, Birkbeck College.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 09 March 2007, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Neural systems for attention and perceptual decisions

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor Maurizio Corbetta, Department of Neurology, Washington University in St Louis, USA.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 02 March 2007, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Dirichlet Processes and Hierarchical Dirichlet Processes

Advanced Machine Learning Tutorial Lecture

UserDr Yee Whye Teh, Gatsby Unit, UCL.

HouseLR4, Engineering, Department of.

ClockThursday 01 March 2007, 16:00-18:00

Zangwill Club

Reanalyzing ungrammatical sentences: Evidence from eye movements, speeded grammaticality judgments, and MEG

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor Fernanda Ferreira, Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 23 February 2007, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

An Introduction to Non-parametric Bayesian Methods

Room changed this week!

UserProfessor Zoubin Ghahramani, University of Cambridge.

HouseLR5, Engineering, Department of.

ClockThursday 22 February 2007, 16:00-18:00

Inference Group

Title to be confirmed

This talk has been canceled/deleted

UserGiselle Walker.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 21 February 2007, 14:00-15:00

Zangwill Club

Is theory of mind necessary for teaching

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserDr Douglas Frye, Applied Psychology and Human Development Division, University of Pennsylvania, USA.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 16 February 2007, 16:30-18:00

Craik Club

Biophysics of wiring the brain

UserAldo Faisal, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room (ground floor), Craik-Marshall Building.

ClockTuesday 13 February 2007, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Distributed representations of faces and objects in human cortex

CANCELLED DUE TO ILL HEALTH

UserProfessor Jim Haxby, Department of Psychology, Princeton University, USA.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 09 February 2007, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Reward processing in the addicted brain: Sex, drugs and genes

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserDr Jane Taylor, Department of Psychiatry, Yale University, USA.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 02 February 2007, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Robot Localisation and Mapping

Advanced Machine Learning Tutorial Lecture

UserDr Paul M Newman, Oxford University.

HouseLR4, Engineering, Department of.

ClockThursday 01 February 2007, 16:00-18:00

Inference Group

Modeling Natural Sounds with Gaussian Modulation Cascade Processes

UserRich Turner, Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockWednesday 31 January 2007, 14:00-15:00

Zangwill Club

Getting to grips with the problem of serial order in memory

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor Graham Hitch, University of York.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 26 January 2007, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

New family forms: Implications for parenting and child development

This is a joint Zangwill-Bartlett Club talk. Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor Susan Golombok, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 19 January 2007, 16:30-18:00

Craik Club

A neural mechanism for decision-making, or how I learned to stop worrying and love the bound

UserMichael Shadlen, Physiology and Biophysics Department, University of Washington.

HouseSeminar Room (ground floor), Craik-Marshall Building.

ClockFriday 15 December 2006, 13:00-14:00

Craik Club

Craik Club Christmas Lecture: Selective attention, multisensory integration and spatial neglect

UserJon Driver, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London.

HouseBateman Auditorium, Gonville and Caius College.

ClockThursday 14 December 2006, 17:00-18:00

Inference Group

Title to be confirmed

This talk has been canceled/deleted

UserLuis Diaz-Santana, Dept of Optometry and Visual Science, City University.

HouseRyle Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 13 December 2006, 14:45-15:15

Craik Club

Motion Perception - from visual arts to neural processing

UserJohannes M. Zanker, Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway University of London.

HouseSeminar Room (ground floor), Craik-Marshall Building.

ClockTuesday 12 December 2006, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

The origins of adult magical beliefs

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor Bruce Hood, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Experimental Psychology, Department of.

ClockFriday 24 November 2006, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Advanced MCMC Methods

Advanced Machine Learning Tutorial Lecture

UserIain Murray, Gatsby Unit, UCL.

HouseLR4, Engineering, Department of.

ClockThursday 23 November 2006, 16:00-18:00

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

The brain as a statistical machine

The Activity of Living Matter

UserProfessor Daniel Wolpert (Department of Engineering, Cambridge).

HouseKaetsu Centre, New Hall.

ClockFriday 17 November 2006, 16:45-17:15

Zangwill Club

Do familiarity and recollection have different neural bases? Normal, lesion, fMRI, and neophrenology studies

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor Andrew Mayes, School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Experimental Psychology, Department of.

ClockFriday 17 November 2006, 16:30-18:00

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Physical principles of sensory transduction

The Activity of Living Matter

UserDr Tom Duke, Department of Physics, Cambridge.

HouseKaetsu Centre, New Hall.

ClockFriday 17 November 2006, 16:15-16:45

Craik Club

Watching brain circuitry in action: two-photon imaging of neural activity

UserSimon R. Schultz, Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College London.

HouseSeminar Room (ground floor), Craik-Marshall Building.

ClockFriday 17 November 2006, 13:00-14:00

Physics of Living Matter PLM6

Can Polymer Physics Help Cellular Biomedicine?

The Structure of Living Matter

UserProfessor Josef Käs (Soft Matter Physics, Leipzig).

HouseKaetsu Centre, New Hall.

ClockThursday 16 November 2006, 16:15-16:45

Machine Learning @ CUED

Expectation Propagation

Advanced Machine Learning Tutorial Lecture

UserDr Tom Minka, Microsoft Research Cambridge.

HouseLR4, Engineering, Department of.

ClockThursday 16 November 2006, 16:00-18:00

Inference Group

Vector Gaussian Processes

UserRyan Adams, Inference Group.

HouseRyle Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 15 November 2006, 14:00-15:00

Cambridge Philosophical Society

Stem cells to synapses: how to construct a nervous system

UserDr Andrea Brand, The Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute.

HouseCockcroft Lecture Theatre, New Museums Site.

ClockMonday 13 November 2006, 20:30-21:30

Craik Club

Is the code in ferret V1 a 'sparse code'?

UserDavid Tolhurst, Department of Physiology, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room (ground floor), Craik-Marshall Building.

ClockMonday 13 November 2006, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Listening to a dialect: Dynamics of phonetic and lexical representations

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor Núria Sebastián Gallés, Department of Psychology, Barcelona University, Spain.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Experimental Psychology, Department of.

ClockFriday 10 November 2006, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Causality

Advanced Tutorial Lecture Series on Machine Learning

UserDr Ricardo Silva, Gatsby Unit, UCL.

HouseLR4, Engineering, Department of.

ClockThursday 09 November 2006, 16:00-18:00

Zangwill Club

Mood, memory & clinical depression

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor Ian Goodyer, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Experimental Psychology, Department of.

ClockFriday 03 November 2006, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

Migration and fusion of perceptual content – premorbid susceptibility to Allochiria, neglect and extinction?

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor Anthony Marcel, University of Cambridge and University of Hertfordshire.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Experimental Psychology, Department of.

ClockFriday 27 October 2006, 16:30-18:00

Machine Learning @ CUED

Gaussian Processes for Machine Learning

Advanced Machine Learning Tutorial Lecture

UserEd Snelson, Gatsby Unit, UCL.

HouseLR4, Engineering, Department of.

ClockThursday 26 October 2006, 16:00-18:00

SciSoc – Cambridge University Scientific Society

Evolution of the Middle Ear

UserDr Matthew Mason, Department of Physiology.

HousePharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 24 October 2006, 20:00-21:00

Craik Club

The Hungry Eye: energy, information and retinal function

UserSimon Laughlin, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room (ground floor), Craik-Marshall Building.

ClockTuesday 24 October 2006, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

What makes real-world scenes special? Evidence from fMRI

Tea & cakes available in 2nd floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor John Henderson, School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences, University of Edinburgh.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Experimental Psychology, Department of.

ClockFriday 20 October 2006, 16:30-18:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Compact self-wired cultured neural networks

UserDr Yael Hanein, School of Electrical Engi